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Ascension Day (2007)

A drama focused on Nat Turner and the 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia.

Director:

Akosua Busia

Writers:

Michael Henry Brown (play), Michael Henry Brown (screenplay)

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Credited cast:
John Amos ... Henry
Michael Bear Michael Bear ... Crixus
Paul Benjamin ... Sam
Michael Bretten ... Young Girls Pop (as Michael Robert)
Akosua Busia ... Cherry
Hadar Busia-Singleton ... Daisy
Christina Cox ... Margaret Whitehead
James Denton ... Brother John
Troy DeWalt ... Lynch mob leader
Peter Dinklage ... Brantly
Rylee Fansler ... Abigail
Gary Gibbs Gary Gibbs ... Freedom Fighter
Lamar Hughes Lamar Hughes ... Travis 8
Zeljko Ivanek ... Master Travis
Sonari Jo ... Redic
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The title comes from language in the Constitution that counted each enslaved black man as three-fifths of a person for the purposes of determining Southern representation in Congress.. Turner led the most successful slave rebellion ever but was ultimately lynched along with many other slaves. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3/5 of a Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Cambria, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,275,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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