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The Birth of a Nation (Blu-ray)

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The Birth of a Nation (Blu-ray)
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Blu-ray Details

  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 55 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: November 22, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1915
  • Label: Kino Lorber

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 4,754
Rating: 4/4 -- As a work of art, it is unforgettable; as a social document, it is unforgivable. Quality of Movie: 4 stars. Content of Movie: 1 star. Full Review
Creative Loafing
Jun 17, 2018
While it's clear that D.W. Griffith's The Birth Of A Nation is a seminal work of narrative filmmaking and will forever live in infamy as a result (being seen by new eyes generation after generation) that doesn't mean one can't wish it were never made. Full Review
Cinapse
Nov 1, 2018
Rating: 4/5 -- A towering milestone in the history of cinema. Asentimentalised, reactionary slab of racism. Can a film be both? In the case of D.W. Griffith's silent-era classic The Birth Of A Nation, unfortunately it can. Full Review
Total Film
Aug 19, 2013
Griffith's later films are unquestionably superior. But here, in a very real sense, is where the movies began, both as an art and as a business. Full Review
Chicago Reader
Feb 6, 2008
Rating: 3/5 -- The Birth of a Nation has become a staple of any film studies course, for its excellent performances, thrilling action sequences and epic landscapes. However it's subject matter is much more controversial now. Full Review
Empire Magazine
Aug 19, 2013
Rating: 4/5 -- D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation is as much a part of film history as the Civil War is a part of American history. Full Review
Common Sense Media
Sep 21, 2014
Rating: 4/4 -- A film that deserves, no demands, to be acknowledged, if for no other reason than to come to terms with the racist history it represents. Full Review
From the Front Row
Jun 3, 2019

Product Description:

Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthail. This epic story of two families during the Civil War and Reconstruction is a landmark in American motion pictures. Directed by D.W. Griffith. Silent with original music score. 1915/b&w/3 hrs., 7 min/NR.

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  • Sales Rank: 92,236
  • UPC: 738329083526
  • Shipping Weight: 0.38/lbs (approx)
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