At What Age Do Beasts Bare Fangs

The difference between “Right” and “Wrong”, also known as morality. Morality is a subject you could spend your entire life studying. The color of every morally ambiguous situation is usually gray, and when you start adding children into that equation the color gets even more hazy. “Beasts Of No Nation” is an emotionally powerful look into such a world, the world of a child solider.  How fast can the moral compass of a child turn when confronted by extreme circumstance. Based on the same-titled novel by Uzodinma Iweala, the film waste no time putting us in the shoes of Agu (Abraham Attah).  An 8-year-old orphan, who after witnessing the death of his family finds himself conscripted into a militia.


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