'Beasts of No Nation' trailer

Idris Elba plays an African warlord known as Commandant in "Beasts of No Nation," Netflix's film about the making of a child soldier, Agu (newcomer Abraham Attah). Directed by Cary Fukunaga ("Jane Eyre," "Sin Nombre"), and based on the book by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala. It will be on Netflix and in Landmark theaters Oct. 16. (Credit: Netflix)

Idris Elba plays an African warlord known as Commandant in

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