Chase and I both put our childhood in that story. It received positive reviews.
For the second season of True Detective, Fukunaga did not return as director, but continued to serve as executive producer. I think they probably learned a lot from it. Well, yeah, you set us up!
Where is that movie? But I think it was also set up for far too high expectations. I really wanted people to see the film before the election. Sorry to plant the seed. So as a teenager, you were writing before you were filming? It was just more a perception. Beasts of No Nation[ edit ] Fukunaga directed, wrote and filmed Beasts of No Nationbased on the novel of the same name by Uzodinma Iwealain which Idris Elba stars as Commandant, a lead character.
Elba has more swagger than he does theatrics. Agu evades capture and escapes into the jungle. Did you keep up with fan theories?
His debut feature, the widely acclaimed Sin Nombre, like Beasts, tells the story of a child swarmed over by violence.
The film won him the award for best dramatic direction at Sundance in How has that worked for you, especially with Beasts of No Nation? Everybody is on an obstacle course in a lot of pain.
Funded by a hodgepodge of investors and then acquired by Netflix, who released it theatrically and online in October, Beasts may set a new sort of indie auteurish paradigm for movies on demand.
After Season 1 was done, I was very happy to move on, back to feature film and a completely different world to immerse myself in. What follows is, frankly, a haunting journey into hell.A two hour-plus drama about West African child soldiers does not exactly sound like “a good time,” and indeed Cary Joji Fukunaga’s new film Beasts of No Nation is not an easy sell.
But this gut-wrenching, beautiful yet brutal drama is an extraordinary piece of work and a bold film to act as Netflix’s first piece of original feature film content*.
“Beasts of No Nation is a powerful film that unfolds beautifully in the hands of director Cary Fukunaga with Idris Elba delivering a career-defining performance,” said Sarandos in a statement. Beasts of No Nation is a American war drama film written, co-produced and directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, who acted as his own cinematographer, about a young boy who becomes a child soldier as his country goes through a horrific war.
Way back in“True Detective” season one director Cary Fukunaga had been attached to direct IT for New Line, a film that Andy Muschietti of course ended up knocking out of the park. Oct 25, · But “Beasts” is the full Fukunaga — he wrote and directed, served as the cinematographer and even shot it, too, after a cameraman was lost to a leg injury.
It tells the tale of Agu (played by Abraham Attah), an African child orphaned by civil war, who falls under the sway of the captivating, sociopathic Commandant, played by Mr. Elba. No matter: Fukunaga barreled through the ordeal and was met with glowing reviews at fall's major film festivals.
Whether you see it on Netflix or on the big screen, "Beasts of No Nation" -- written and shot by Fukunaga, and based on the novel by Uzodinma Iweala -- demands your attention.Download