Birth Of A Nation
Amazon Instant Video
|Genres||Military & War, Drama, Romance|
|Starring||Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh|
|Supporting actors||Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Mary Alden, Ralph Lewis, George Siegmann, Walter Long, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Joseph Henabery, Elmer Clifton, Josephine Crowell, Spottiswoode Aitken, George Beranger, Maxfield Stanley, Jennie Lee, Donald Crisp, Howard Gaye, Monte Blue|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Rental rights||7-day viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
How many other films can claim to have contributed so much to cinema?
It's not something people of today necessarily watch because they enjoy it (but there's always going to be someone who just HAS to watch this again and again).
Birth of a Nation highlights how the perpetuation of a racial stereotype, however misguided, can so strongly be manipulated by a powerful film.
The controversy surrounding this film is overblown; granted the main hero was a Klansman and I do not agree with any terrorist group, this movie merely reflected the societal norms... Read morePublished 6 hours ago by Former Devil Doc
I sat through twenty minutes of this huge historical lie about our country before I was so nauseated that I could not take any more. Read morePublished 27 days ago by Q
I gave it five stars because of the technology which was used to restore such an ancient movie to its current state, and the epic scenes, which were a treasure to watch. Read morePublished 1 month ago by RetJudgeS1
This is just not what I like to watch, If a TV series or Movie does not catch in the first 15 to 30 minutes I cannot finish it.Published 1 month ago by Sherry
I am conflicted about this movie. It's a great film, wonderfully done, considering it's age. But I was disturbed by it's glorification of the KKK. A product of it's time. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dennis
This is a breakthrough in movie making. Unfortunately, the theme of the movie is racially-biased -- and is thus out of date; but the artistry is amazing. Read morePublished 2 months ago by PapJimBob
Extremely old and historically controversial film. Have read about it but have not seen it. Anxious to view the contents.Published 2 months ago by William Skala
I'm a big fan of old movies and I love silent ones. Birth of a nation is one I hadn't seen and figured nobody can claim to be a film buff and not see it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Luke