Beasts of No Nation (2015)

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In an unnamed African country in the throes of a civil war a young boy flees his village after witnessing the execution of his father and brother. After being discovered by a rag-tag group of rebels, he is recruited into their troupe and becomes involved in their terror attacks. Forced to grow up fast, he striggles to maintain his sense of right and wrong.

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