Netflix has released the trailer for Beasts Of No Nation, and so their Oscar campaign begins. Directed by Cary Fukunaga, Beasts of No Nation is based on the book by Uzodinma Iweala. It tells the tale of an African child soldier (Abraham Attah) who is taught to fight in the country’s civil war by a monstrous warlord (played by Idris Elba).
Beasts Of No Nation premiered at the Venice Film Festival and will screen at the Telluride Film Festival.
Elba is winning rave reviews for his role. The film is released on October 16 on Netflix and will have a limited cinematic release.