Beasts of No Nation (Miscellaneous: 2015)

Director

Cary Fukunaga

Cast list

Abraham Attah
Emmanuel Affadzi
Ricky Adelayitor
Andrew Adote
Vera Nyarkoah Antui
Ama K. Abebrese
Kobina Amissah-Sam
Francis Weddey
Fred Nii Amugi

For more, click here

Credits

Based off the novel by: Uzodinma Iweala
Producers: Amy Kaufman, Riva Marker, Jeffrey Skoll
Editors: Pete Beaudreau, Mikkel E.G. Nielsen

Synopsis

A young Agu and his family live in a small African village with civil war breaking out all around them. The village is informed that the government has fallen, with military rebels seizing hold of their country. Agu and many other children in the village are involuntarily enlisted into a battalion of child soldiers in this heart wrenching film that exposes the harsh realities of the lives of child soldiers forced into combat.

Reviews

A.O. Scott. Review: 'Beasts of No Nation', a Brutal Tale Of Child Soldiers in Africa. The New York Times

Joe Morgenstern. 'Beasts of No Nation' Review: The Spoiled of War. The Wall Street Journal

Leah Greenblatt, Beasts of No Nation: EW Review. Entertainment Weekly

Mich LaSalle, Child as Soldier in Gripping, Disturbing 'Beasts of No Nation'. San Francisco Chronicle

Michael Phillips, 'Beasts of No Nation' Review: Captivating story of a child soldier. Los Angeles Time (online newspaper)

Peter Travers, Beasts of No Nation. Rolling Stone (online magazine)

Ty Burr, In 'Beasts of No Nation' the every day life of a child soldier. Boston Globe (online newspaper)

Academic Articles

Troubling Humanitarian Consumption: Reframing Relationality in African Child Soldier Narratives by Allison Mackey. Research in African Literatures, Vol. 44, No.4, Winter 2013. pp.99-122.

African Child Soldier and Humanitarian Consumption by Alexandra Schultheis. Peace Review: A journal of Social Juctice, Vol. 20, No.1, 2008. pp.31-40.

Other movies from Miscellaneous made in

Title Country Year Director More infos
Sia, le rêve du Python Burkina Faso, Miscellaneous 2001 Dani Kouyaté
Sierra Leone: A Culture of Silence Miscellaneous 2014 Raouf J. Jacob
Pretty Liars Miscellaneous, Nigeria 2014 Tchidi Choker
The Art of Ama Ata Aidoo Miscellaneous 2014 Yaba Badoe
Sarah Maldoror ou la Nostalgie de l’uptopie Miscellaneous 1999 Anne-Laure Folly
The Witches of Gambaga Ghana, Miscellaneous 2010 Yaba Badoe
L’Exile (The Exile) Miscellaneous, Niger 1971 Oumarou Ganda
Le Wazzou Polygame Miscellaneous, Niger 1971 Oumarou Ganda
Beasts of No Nation Miscellaneous 2015 Cary Fukunaga
L’Opium et le Bâton Algeria, Miscellaneous 1971 Ahmed Rachedi
Vent de Sable (Sandstorm) Algeria, Miscellaneous 1982 Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina
Quest for Love Miscellaneous 1988 Helena Noguiera
Mapantsula Miscellaneous 1987 Oliver Schmitz
Maison Tropicale Mali, Miscellaneous 2008 Manthia Diawara
Les Miserables Miscellaneous, Sudan 2007 Gadalla Gubara and Sara Gubara
Dangerous Ground Miscellaneous, South Africa 1997 Darrell Roodt
The Last Warrior Miscellaneous 1989 Martin Wragge
The Native Who Caused All the Trouble Miscellaneous 1990 Manie van Rensburg
The Schoolmaster Miscellaneous 1989 Jean Delbeke
The Gods Must Be Crazy II Miscellaneous 1990 Jamie Uys
Promised Land Miscellaneous, South Africa 2003 Jason Xenopoulos
Va, Vis et Deviens (Live and Become) Ethiopia, Miscellaneous 2005 Radu Mihaileanu
The Illiterate Miscellaneous 2012 Sylvester Madu
Sorry, there's no movie with the same year.