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

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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.

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