What Is It?
The 2015 Netflix war drama movie Beasts Of No Nation by Cary Fukunaga that was based on the book Beasts Of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala.
What Is It About?
Here is how The IMDb describes this movie:
Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who is forced to join a group of soldiers in a fictional 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. — Bennie Carden
This is how Rotten Tomatoes describes this movie:
In West Africa, the life of young Agu (Abraham Attah) is disrupted when his father is slaughtered in a civil war, and he is inscripted as a child soldier into a mercenary unit led by the sadistic Commandant (Idris Elba).
Here is how Wikipedia describes this movie:
Beasts of No Nation is a 2015 American wardrama film written, co-produced, shot, and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. It follows a young boy who becomes a child soldier as his country experiences a horrific civil war. Shot in Ghana and starring Idris Elba, Abraham Attah, Ama K. Abebrese, Grace Nortey, David Dontoh, and Opeyemi Fagbohungbe, the film is based on the 2005 novel of the same name by Uzodinma Iweala, the book itself being named after a Fela Kuti album.