Nate Parker's 'The Birth of a Nation' Detailed for Blu-ray & Ultra HD Blu-ray
Posted Tue Dec 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The historical drama will rise up on Blu-ray and Ultra Blu-ray in January.
In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox is preparing 'The Birth of a Nation (2016)' for Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray on January 10.
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 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.
The Ultra HD Blu-ray will feature 2160p video and the Blu-ray will feature 1080p video. Both releases will feature a DTS-HD MA 5.1 soundtrack and supplements will include:
- Rise Up: The Legacy of Nat Turner Documentary
- Feature Commentary by Director Nate Parker
- Deleted Scenes with Optional Director Commentary
- The Birth of a Nation: The Making of a Movement
- #AmeriCAN (Short Film) with Optional Director Commentary
- "Free God" Spoken Word
- Celebration of Independent Voices – Nate Parker
- Shooting Script
Suggested list price for each release is $39.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Birth of a Nation (2016)' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule and our Ultra HD Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under January 10.
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- Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The Birth of a Nation (2016) (Blu-ray)
The Birth of a Nation (2016) - Ultra HD Blu-ray (Ultra HD)