14 Year Old Ghanaian Wins Best Young Actor at Venice Film Festival For Role in ‘Beasts of No Nations’

Abraham Attah in Beasts of no nations

14 year old talented Ghanaian actor Abraham Attah has been awarded Best Young Actor for his outstanding role in a Netflix Original Film ‘Beasts of No Nations‘ at the recently held Venice Film Festival in Italy.

Celebrating the success of the young actor, colleague actress who plays the role of Abraham Attah’s (Agu) mother in the movie, Ama K. Abebrese took to Instagram to shower praises on the actor.

Watch trailer for Beast of No Nations Abraham Attah (Agu) plays the role of a child soldier who is forced to become a child soldier in an unnamed West African country. The world’s oldest film festival wrapped up Saturday after 11 days that brought stars including Jake Gyllenhaal, Kristen Stewart, Tilda Swinton and Johnny Depp to the canal-crossed Italian city for water-borne photo ops and red carpet premieres. It also identified some early potential Oscar contenders, including Depp for his performance as gangster Whitey Bulger in “Black Mass,” and Eddie Redmayne as a transgender artist in “The Danish Girl.”

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