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Beasts of No Nation

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Original title
Beasts of No Nation
Running time
137 min.
United States United States
Cary Joji Fukunaga (Novel: Uzodinma Iweala)
Dan Romer
Cary Joji Fukunaga
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Netflix / Red Crown Productions / Participant Media
Drama. War | Africa. Childhood
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Synopsis / Plot
A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. One day the school closes because there is no more government. A boy is dragged out of a village hut, beaten by another, smaller boy nearly to death, then given the choice between life and death by a man called Commandant. He chooses life.
2015: Venice Film Festival: Best New Young Actor or Actress (Abraham Attah)
2015: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Idris Elba)
2015: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Supporting Actor (Idris Elba)
2015: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Actor (Attah) & Supporting Actor (Elba)
2015: National Board Review: Breakthrough Perf. (Attah), Freedom of Expression Award
2015: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Young Actor/Actress (Attah)
2015: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): Best Supporting Actor (Idris Elba)
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