You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

  • Author

  • Rating

  • Show only

 

Rated NR · 141 minutes · 1924
D.W. Griffith's 1925 Revolutionary War epic is his most Dickensian film, both in its Victorian morality and its precise narrative structure. The family unit, the usual center of value in Griffith's work, here takes on new dimensions as the final shot transforms George Washington into a hauntingly literal "father" of his country.


See our full review: After "Birth"

After "Birth"

Reviled for his racist Civil War epic, film pioneer D.W. Griffith tried his hand at the American Revolution. »

Director: D.W. Griffith
Cast: Neil Hamilton and Carol Dempster

Related Stories

  • After "Birth"

    After "Birth"

    Reviled for his racist Civil War epic, film pioneer D.W. Griffith tried his hand at the American Revolution.
    • Jan 27, 2011

Now Playing

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for America

Reviews/comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a review

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.