Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Beasts of No Nation
Beasts of No Nation is a 2015 American war drama film written, shot, and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga about a young boy who survives as his country goes through a horrific war.
The film, based on the 2005 novel of the same name by Uzodinma Iweala and shot in Ghana, stars Idris Elba, Ama K. Abebrese, Abraham Attah, Grace Nortey, David Dontoh, and Opeyemi Fagbohungbe.
In an unnamed West African country, when civil war tears his family apart and militants kill his father, a young boy named Agu (Abraham Attah) is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters led by the ferocious Commandant (Idris Elba), who takes him in as a child soldier.