Not Rated | | Drama, War
A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country.
11 October 2015 | joey-ziemniak
9 | 'Beasts of No Nation' has the best performance by a child actor that I've ever seen.
Child actors are a dime a dozen, yet Abraham Attah is something else. He transcends the category and remains such a ...
The biggest difficulty managed by the production coordinator was getting food to the set. As Fukunaga put it "An Army runs on its stomach and so does a film crew."
It is starting like this.
Agu: Let's keep looking. They aren't good enough.
Dike: Hey, let's take that girl.
Agu: Which one?
Dike: That girl. Zoey. Let's take her.
Agu: Ah... No. What about that one?
Agu: Our country is at war and we are having no more school, so we are ...
When Preacher confronts the Commandant to say that he is leaving, the Commandant calls him Two I-C, who died earlier in the story.
This is not necessarily a goof. Two I-C is a rank (Second in Command), not a name. When the first Two I-C is killed, presumably on Commandant's orders, Commandant needs to delegate a new deputy leader and chooses Preacher. This is why Preacher's decision to leave carries such weight, and why he later opts to return to the bush.
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