Beasts of No Nation(Movie, 2015)

2h 17min | Genres: Drama, War
Beasts of No NationRating: 3.8/5 (with 566 votes)
Beasts of No Nation is a 2015 American-Ghanaian war drama film written, co-produced and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, who acted as his own cinematographer, about a young boy who becomes a child soldier as his country goes through a horrific war. Shot in Ghana and starring Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Ama K. Abebrese, Grace Nortey, David Dontoh, and Opeyemi Fagbohungbe, the film is based on the 2005 novel of the same name by Uzodinma Iweala, the book itself being named after a Fela Kuti album. It was screened in the main competition section of the 72nd Venice International Film Festival, where it won the Marcello Mastroianni Award. The film was shown in the Special Presentation section of the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, and released on Netflix globally and in a limited release by Bleecker Street on October 16, 2015. ()
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Available languages: Spanish, English (Audio Description), Italian, English (Original), French, German
Available subtitles: Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin) (Simplified Chinese), French, English, Chinese (Mandarin) (Traditional Chinese)
Duration: 2h 17min
Netflix Original, Available to download

About Beasts of No Nation

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child fighting in the civil war of an unnamed, fictional West African country. Follows the journey of Agu as he's forced to join a group of soldiers. While Agu fears his commander and many of the men around him, his fledgling childhood has been brutally shattered by the war raging through his country, and he is at first torn between conflicting revulsion and fascination. Depicts the mechanics of war and does not shy away from explicit, visceral detail, painting a complex, difficult picture of Agu as a child soldier.

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Additional Information

Production countries: Ghana, United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Africa
Based on the work of: Uzodinma Iweala ("Beasts of No Nation")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 22 languages: Arabic (AR), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/16/2015 (World premiere: 09/11/2015)
Director: Cary Fukunaga
Screenwriter: Cary Fukunaga
Film Editor: Pete Beaudreau
Director of Photography: Cary Fukunaga
Composer: Dan Romer
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"חיות ללא מדינה"
"국적 없는 짐승들"
Budget: 6,000,000 USD
Revenue: 9,077,700 USD (= 151%)

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