Beasts of No Nation (2015) Rating:
Drama / War Cast:
Abraham Attah / Emmanuel Affadzi / Ricky Adelayitor / Andrew Adote / Vera Nyarkoah Antwi / Ama K. Abebrese / Kobina Amissah-Sam / Francis Weddey / Fred Nii Amugi / John Arthur / Grace Nortey / Emmary Brown / Nataliah Andoh / Matthew Mpoke Bigg / Nana Mensah Director:
Cary Joji Fukunaga Language:
Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who is forced to join a group of soldiers in an unnamed West African country. 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, and paints a complex, difficult picture of Agu as a child soldier.