Venice - Abraham Attah, 14-year old Ghanaian won the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Actor or Actressat the 2015 Venice Film Festival for his role in the Netflix produced movie Beasts of No Nation starring Idris Elba, reports Pulse.ng
Producer, Cary Fukunaga who adopted the story for screen at the Tribeca Film Festival, said that Attah was essentially a street vendor before the film.
Also read:Beast of No Nation gets release date on Netflix
The movie Beasts of No Nation is adapted from the book of the same name written by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala’s.
The movie will be released on Friday, October 16, 2015, on Netflix, and in select USA theaters.
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