Penelope Ann Miller
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The Birth Of A Nation
2016 07 October 2016 R 120 min DramaHistoryBiography
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Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner (Nate Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities - against himself and his fellow slaves - Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.
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4 wins & 26 nominations.
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Nate Parker (screenplay by), Nate Parker (story by), Jean McGianni Celestin (story by)