Beasts of No Nation


2h 13m 2015

Brief Synopsis

Young Agu is orphaned when his father is murdered in a brutal militia attack on his West African village, and he is enlisted to fight as a child solider in his country's civil war. Fierce warlord Commandant leads his tribe of lost boys in a violent, bloody rampage across the country. Based on the novel "Beasts of No Nation" written by Uzodinma Iweala.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2015
Production Company
@Radical.Media ; Autoglyph Endcrawl ; Company 3 ; D R Reiff & Associates ; Film Finances, Inc. ; Gray Krauss Sandler Des Rochers LLP ; Im Global ; Levantine Films ; Loeb & Loeb, LLP ; Panavision, Ltd. ; Participant Media ; Pivotal Post ; Reiff & Associates ; Stepping Stone Foley ; That Cat!
Distribution Company
BLEECKER STREET/NETFLIX; Curzon Artificial Eye
Location
Ghana

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 13m

Synopsis

Young Agu is orphaned when his father is murdered in a brutal militia attack on his West African village, and he is enlisted to fight as a child solider in his country's civil war. Fierce warlord Commandant leads his tribe of lost boys in a violent, bloody rampage across the country. Based on the novel "Beasts of No Nation" written by Uzodinma Iweala.

Crew

Konono No. 1

Song Performer

Eric Abbey

Scenic Artist

Joshua Aboagye

Medic

George Achieng

Song

Henry Acteson

Art Department

Michael Owusu Addo

Song

Christian Mawuli Afengo

Set Costumer

Randy Aflakpui

Song Performer

Kasai Allstars

Song Performer

Abe Altbuch

Best Boy Grip

Suzzy Amedor

Set Costumer

Gilbert Ekow Ampah

On-Set Dresser

Yaw Amponsah

Location Manager

Erik Andreasen

Production Executive

Matthew Ato Anim

Carpenter

Belinda Ankrah

Set Costumer

Elisabeth Annan

Payroll Accountant

John Arthur

Driver

Bridgette Aryee

Office Production Assistant

Richard Aryitey

Driver

Daniel Asamoah

Driver

Bismark Asante

Driver

Edward Asante

Driver

Mercy Mcleana Asare

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Michael Asare

Carpenter

Godwin Sunday Ashong

Props Assistant

Nana Ashong

Transportation Captain

Samuel Asiamah

Set Costumer

Nnamdi Asomugha

Executive Producer

Jamar Atkinson

Security

Lawrence Avenu

Driver

Isaac Awuah

Location Assistant

Offei Awuah

Special Effects

Jordan Axelrod

Apprentice

Isaac Baah

Driver

Jamie Baker

Foley Editor

Darryl Paa Kwesi Bannerman-martin

Song

Damien Bataille

Cgi Artist

Pete Beaudreau

Editor

Klemens Becker

Camera Operator

Matthew Beggina

Driver

Bill Benenson

Executive Producer

Qerne Kofi Bensah

Transportation

Brennan Charles Berger

Accounting Assistant

Josh Berger

Rerecording Assistant

Phillip Bester

Armourer

Wessel Beukes

Special Effects Technician

Laura Bickford

Executive Producer

Staff Benda Bilili

Song Performer

Kevin Bitters

Special Effects Supervisor

King Henry Blackson

Set Production Assistant

Stephanie Blackwood

Production Supervisor

Kofi Boahene

Driver

Steven Bodner

Colorist

Henry Borrasso

Compositor

Sarah Bowen

Executive Producer

Arnold Bowman

Location Assistant

Fred Braithwaite

Song

Anthony Brandonisio

Coproducer

Anthony Brandonisio

Post-Production Supervisor

John Budion

Visual Effects

Joseph Anthony Bulley

Song

Chris Burgoyne

Makeup

Ashley Bush

Assistant

Jesse D. Cain

Assistant Camera

Jb Cambier

Compositor

Rebecca Cammarata

Associate Producer

Denise Carver

Researcher

Kam Chan

Foley Editor

Sebastian Chang

Engineer

Adam Christgau

Music

Abraham Cobbina

Driver

Emmanuel Coffie

Driver

Jacob Coleman

Visual Effects Producer

Connie Conrad

Rotoscope Artist

Ross Coscia

Camera Operator

Marko Costanzo

Foley Artist

Fabien Coupez

Compositor

Todd Courtney

Executive Producer

John Craigmile

Post-Production Accountant

Dan Cregan

Compositor

Daniel Crown

Producer

Daniel Crown

Executive Producer

Martin Czembor

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Twumasi Dadzi

Driver

Daniel Damah

Line Producer

Jamal Daniel

Executive Producer

Mikkel Deleuran

Camera Assistant

Jean-marc Demmer

Visual Effects

Claire Dobner

Assistant

Joe Doughan

Dolly Grip

Sarah Dowland

Visual Effects

Fiona Drukenmiller

Executive Producer

Maureen Duffy

Other

Coco Dunaway

Set Costumer

Dominic Dunoo

Set Costumer

Alex Durie

Color

Mario Duthie

Special Effects Technician

Jenny Eagan

Costume Designer

Hubert Mputu Ebondo

Song

Richard Effah

Driver

Emily Egge

Costume Supervisor

Idris Elba

Producer

Warren Elrick

Special Effects Technician

Craig Emanuel

Legal Services

Kurt Enger

Executive

Alish Erman

Associate Producer

Samuel Etsiwah

Driver

Ibrahim Fatau

Driver

Seth Matthew Faulk

Music

Sante Ferrante

Camera

Kweku Fianko

Driver

Pauline Fischer

Executive Producer

Stephen Forson

Driver

Fab Five Freddy

Song

Kayda Afriyie Frimpong

Costumes

Yu Fujii

Visual Effects

Cary Fukunaga

Screenplay

Cary Fukunaga

Director Of Photography

Cary Fukunaga

Producer

Mawuli Gavor

Office Production Assistant

William Gbletsidie

Extras Casting Assistant

Dzifa Aku Gbordzi

Art Department Coordinator

Donna Gigliotti

Executive Producer

Talia Marash Gleason

Compositor

Daniel Goldstein

Production Coordinator

Glen Bay Grant

Set Production Assistant

Lynzi Grant

Visual Effects

Enzo Musumeci Greco

Grip

Emily Greene

Music

Shawn Greene

Gaffer

Key Grullon

Visual Effects

Eli Gurevich

Production Controller

Eli Gurevich

Production Supervisor

Matt Haasch

Foley Recordist

Oliver Jeppe Hagde

Camera Assistant

Joe Hammond

Driver

Rich Hardy

Compositor

Robin Harlow

Key Grip

Max Harris

Compositor

Gavin Hecker

Foley Editor

Robert Hein

Sound Effects Editor

Ruth Hernandez

Adr Editor

Karen Heston

Visual Effects Supervisor

Katie Hickman

Set Decorator

Jay Hill

Set Production Assistant

Christine Holder

Co-Executive Producer

Mark J. Holder

Executive Producer

Graham Holly

Compositor

Julianne Holzschuh

Compositor

Fred Hopp

Cgi Artist

Naureen Hoque

Legal Services

Jenny-lynne Hucks

Special Effects

Kristyn Hume

Main Title Design

Teniel Humeston

Assistant

Zuuberu Iddrisu

Driver

Maxwell Idun

Painter

Phil Ineno

Compositor

Uzodinma Iweala

Executive Producer

Uzodinma Iweala

Source Material

Scott Jacobs

Boom Operator

Eric Jensch

Assistant Camera

Marshall Johnson

Unit Production Manager

Julie Jones

Legal Services

Zorinah Juan

Script Supervisor

Nunu Kane

Song Performer

Papa Nouroudine Kane

Song

Evan Kantor

Visual Effects

Amy Kaufman

Producer

Bryan Kelley

Grip

Kristina Kendall

Executive Producer

Kenge Kenge

Song Performer

Frank Kern

Foley Editor

Robert Kessel

Production Executive

Hayden Kiessling

Assistant

Jonathan King

Executive Producer

Kristian Kobzina

Makeup Artist

Elizabeth Koch

Executive Producer

Steve Koenig

Compositor

Mawuko Kuadzi

Casting Associate

Mawuko Kuadzi

Acting Coach

Nina Kuhn

Electrician

George Lara

Foley Recordist

Victoria Lesiw

Editor

Victoria Lesiw

Visual Effects Editor

Ariel Levine

Music

David Levine

Compositor

Dave Lieber

Assistant Property Master

Thor Zing Lodberg

Grip

Robert Ludemann

Graphic Designer

Stephen Macdougall

Assistant Camera

Saul Simon Macwilliams

Sound Design

Paul Mafuz

Visual Effects

Marianne Magne

Compositor

Jon Mallard

Assistant Director

Yann Mallard

Matte Painter

Michael Marchese

Apprentice

Victoria Mark

Production Secretary

Riva Marker

Producer

Cliff Martinez

Music

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2015
Production Company
@Radical.Media ; Autoglyph Endcrawl ; Company 3 ; D R Reiff & Associates ; Film Finances, Inc. ; Gray Krauss Sandler Des Rochers LLP ; Im Global ; Levantine Films ; Loeb & Loeb, LLP ; Panavision, Ltd. ; Participant Media ; Pivotal Post ; Reiff & Associates ; Stepping Stone Foley ; That Cat!
Distribution Company
BLEECKER STREET/NETFLIX; Curzon Artificial Eye
Location
Ghana

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 13m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 2015

Limited Release in United States October 16, 2015

Released in United States on Digital October 16, 2015

Project was previously in development at Focus Features.

Limited Release in United States October 16, 2015

Based on the novel "Beasts of No Nation" written by Uzodinma Iweala published by HarperCollins November 1, 2005.

Film will have day-and-date release via Netflix and U.S. theatrical.

Released in United States on Digital October 16, 2015 (Netflix )

Released in United States 2015