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 Fukunaga

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Uzodinma Iweala


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Status Released

Release Information

  • October 16, 2015
  • October 16, 2015

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 17m

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $90,777.00

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