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Beasts of No Nation 2015 / Now On Netflix

7.7

An instant classic, Beast of No Nation is a unique and uniquely-paced war drama which ranges in patterns from explosive visual storytelling to calm character studies. A child joins a rebel group consisting almost entirely of children and led by a charismatic leader credited as Commandant. As you get to witness the conflict through the child’s eyes, his own development and his commander’s, the film unfolds as an exploration of the never ending state of war in Africa. It takes you to varying conclusions, most of which you will have trouble admitting you’ve reached. As Commandant, Idris Elba is transfixing, and the whole cast of almost entirely non-actors, as well as the deeply authentic staging by True Detective and Sin Nombre director Cary Fukunaga, are enthralling.

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  • Genre

    Drama
  • Mood

    Intense, Raw, Thought-provoking, Touching, Well-acted
  • Starring

    Abraham Attah, Emmanuel Affadzi, Ricky Adelayitor
  • Directed by

    Cary Fukunaga
  • Written by

    Cary Joji Fukunaga
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