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When Children Go To War: A Heartbreaking Portrait In 'Beasts Of No Nation'

The film tells the story of a child soldier in an unnamed West African country. Director Cary Fukunaga says that he tried to protect the young actors from some of the movie's most violent scenes.

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When Children Go To War: A Heartbreaking Portrait In 'Beasts Of No Nation'

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John Powers' List Of Books, CDs And DVDs He Wishes He Had Reviewed In 2015

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