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  1. Mr.Rager's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Southern trees bear strange fruit, Blood on the leaves and blood at the root, Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze, Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees. 6/10

  2. Fabiha's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    “Indeed I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just: that his justice cannot sleep forever.”

  3. Aardsy's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Nat Turner wasn't generic and boring, and yet...

  4. Sara Gaspar's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

  5. The Mayor Of Hell's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

  6. Mark Tallo's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    It was an OK bio picture. Well worth the time and educational.

  7. Valentina Sanchez's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

  8. †. Kennedy Pope's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    The grave error here is that the story of Nat Turner's rebellion is a legend that stands alone in American history; yet writer/director Nate Parker focuses an overwhelming majority of this film on the underwhelming generic story elements that audiences have seen time after time in movies of this particular niche. The unique element of Nat Turner--his rebellion--sees hardly any screen time in Parker's rendition.

  9. Tom Cottey's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

  10. Ryan327's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

  11. Marco Pierrard's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Pour son premier long métrage, le réalisateur Nate Parker s'attaque à un sujet aussi essentiel que sensible et échoue malheureusement à en restituer toute la profondeur historique. Chronique complète sur Citazine : http://www.citazine.fr/article/birth-nation-une-revolte-decevante

  12. polkasan's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Really disappointing in many aspects.

  13. -REM-'s rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

  14. hubertguillaud's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Il y a dans le personnage de Nate Turner incarné par Nate Parker une fragilité qui se transforme peu en peu en force, en rage, jusqu'à tout dévaster. La mise en scène est à l'unisson de cette plongée dans l'esclavagisme, qui rappelle avec puissance ce que signifie qu'un homme en possède un autre.

  15. Samuel Andrade's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

  16. Nikita Rasskazov's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Disappointment. Cliched delivery of many-layered material. Director draws Nat as a prophet avoiding all the questionable things he made during revolt and, especially, consequences of them, which probably postponed abolishment of slavery. Focus on this could make film better. But story aside, cinematography and score are also mawkish, used cheaply only to force tears. Average product of 2016, not a film for years.

  17. Duncan Gray's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Even if Oscar hopes weren't dashed by Parker's rape scandal, Birth would still be a sham, a film whose mediocrity is more painful for being so self-important. Parker's stated influence was Mel Gibson, and he picks up Gibson's problematic traits—messiah complex, fetishistic violence, bludgeoning simplicity—without the craft. As for characterizations and historical atmosphere, you could puncture them with a pencil.

  18. janice.hughes's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Nate Parker produced, directed, wrote and stars in this bio-pic of the slave uprising in Virginia in 1831. Having just been immersed in the dungeons of the Portuguese/Dutch slaving centre Elmina in Ghana, the largest in West Africa, one never ceases to be amazed at our nihilistic cruelty to fellow humans. It is an interesting record but he fails to develop the depth of the characters around him.

  19. Isiah Donté Lee's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

  20. Kamran's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    A digressive narrative dilutes the films sensitivity to its subject matter, rendering instead moments of supposed emotional gravitas. This is where emotional manipulation trumps sensible storytelling. Overall rather well shot and paced besides ventures into pseudo surrealism. 63/100 - Decent. (2.5)

  21. THE APOLL0's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Instead of Braveheart in a southern plantation the cinema of this film was revealed to be a student film version of passion of the Christ. For what was supposed to be a slave rebellion in the revolutionary sense there was very little time spent with the interactions and relationships between the slaves themselves especially compared to the time taken to examine the motivations of the masters between each other.

  22. ali di pollo's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Non metto in dubbio che lui sia un pazzo megalomane con seri problemi di egomania, ma il film è potente. Tralasciando tutta a roba religiosa che bleah, le scene sono fiche e le musiche pure e pure la fotografia.

  23. G. Thomas Esmay's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    3/10. There's little to praise craft-wise here in this technically sloppy rendition of some excellent historical source material. Overused handheld camera, bizarre shot choices, over-editing and mediocre acting make this a very dull two hours. Much more could have been done with religious iconography and parallels to our own time.

  24. Mtume Gant's rating of the film The Birth of a Nation

    Yeah...this movie stunk. A movie about the most famous slave revolt in American history yet we get the revolt for 15 minutes...tops. Another weeping slave narrative flick

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