I Almost Got Into Trouble Shooting Beast Of No Nation – Abraham Attah


In an interview with the King of Comedy, KSM on Thank God is Friday, the child actor disclosed that his embarrassing moment in his breakthrough movie, Beasts of No Nation was a particular scene where a police officer forced him to stop and kicked him.

“I remember a scene when I was running and a policeman asked me to stop and kicked me because he didn’t know it was movie shoot.

“I nearly said something to the officer when I stopped but my director called me back. It was in a market and we were supposed to run through the market,” he said.

He was selected by the director Cary Funkanaga after auditioning for the role as a child soldier.

He has won several awards: Best Male Act at the Independence Spirit Awards, NAACP image awards, Critics choice awards and the Venice Film Awards, breakthrough performance award by the National board of Review he also won an award at last year’s Ghana Movie Awards.

Abraham also has another movie, modern Ocean, which is yet to be released.

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