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Beasts of no nation / producers, Daniel Crown, Idris Elba, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Amy Kaufman, Riva Marker, Daniela Taplin Lundberg ; written for the screen and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga.

Elba, Idris (Author). Fukunaga, Cary Joji, 1977- (producer,, screenwriter,, director.). Attah, Abraham, 2001- (actor.). Elba, Idris, (producer,, actor.). Afadzi, Emmanuel, Motion picture adaptation of (work): (actor.). Iweala, Uzodinma. Beasts of no nation. (Added Author). Abraham Attah, Idris Elba, Emmanuel Afadzi, Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, Kurt Egyiawan. (Cast).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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Burlington Public Library DVD BEASTS 39851001616920 DVD Drama Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681438726 : DVD
  • ISBN: 1681438720 : DVD
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (136 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
  • Edition: [Director-approved special edition].
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Distribution [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Based on the novel by Uzodinma Iweala.
Dolby digital 5.1, wide screen 2.39:1.
Essay by film critic Robert Daniels in container.
Features: new audio commentary featuring Fukunaga and first assistant director Jon Mallard; two new documentaries on the development and making of the film, featuring interviews with Fukunaga, author Uzodinma Iweala, actors Idris Elba and Abraham Attah, and producers Amy Kaufman, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, and Riva Marker; new conversation between Fukunaga and producer and cultural commentator Franklin Leonard; new interview with costume designer Jenny Eagan; trailer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Abraham Attah, Idris Elba, Emmanuel Afadzi, Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye, Kurt Egyiawan.
Summary, etc.:
Recruited by a unit of guerrilla fighters after the murder of his father by militants, a young West African boy falls under the spell of his dangerous commander.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
Visually described for the blind and visually impaired.
Subject: Child soldiers > Africa, West > Drama.
Guerrillas > Africa, West > Drama.
Africa, West > Drama.
Iweala, Uzodinma > Film adaptations.
Genre: War films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

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