Cary Fukunaga’s war drama Beasts of No Nation is an outstanding contribution to cinema. Absorption of the film’s devastating content leaves one emotionally and spiritually ravaged. Nevertheless, experiencing the storyteller’s art is exhilarating, inspiring.
Sublime cinematography and sound design; compelling storytelling; laudable acting. This film has it all.
English star Idris Elba and Ghanaian first-time child actor Abraham Attah power forward the harrowing narrative which is based on Uzodinma Iweala’s homonymous novel.
Designed for the cinema, Beasts of No Nation works best on a big screen with a great sound system. But no matter how you see it… see it!
You can find more information on this U.S. movie on Wikipedia and IMDb. However, we recommend against reading spoilers or watching trailers (such as the one below) before watching a film; they often ruin surprises.
Title: Beasts of No Nation
Year released: 2015
Director: Cary Fukunaga
Screenplay: Cary Fukunaga
Based on: Beasts of No Nation, the 2005 novel by Uzodinma Iweala
Cinematographer: Cary Fukunaga
Editors: Mikkel E. G. Nielsen, Pete Beaudreau
Score: Dan Romer
Stars: Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Emmanuel “King King” Nii Adom Quaye, Kurt Egyiawan, Jude Akuwudike
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