Overview

A drama based on the experiences of Agu, a child soldier fighting in the civil war of an unnamed African country. Follows the journey of a young boy, Agu, who is forced to join a group of soldiers in a fictional West African country. While Agu fears his commander and many of the men around him, his fledgling childhood has been brutally shattered by the war raging through his country, and he is at first torn between conflicting revulsion and fascination Depicts the mechanics of war and does not shy away from explicit, visceral detail, and paints a complex, difficult picture of Agu as a child soldier.

  1. Cary Joji Fukunaga

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Uzodinma Iweala

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Idris Elba

    Idris Elba

    Commandant

  2. Opeyemi Fagbohungbe

    Opeyemi Fagbohungbe

    Sergeant Gaz

  3. Abraham Attah

    Abraham Attah

    Agu

  4. Richard Pepple

    Richard Pepple

    Father Friday

  5. Ama K. Abebrese

    Ama K. Abebrese

    Mother

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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 16, 2015
    Theatrical

    Meaning

  • October 16, 2015
    Digital

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 17m

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $9,077,700.00

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