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Half of a Yellow Sun - (2010)

Genres: Drama Romance
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Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family. Returning to a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria after their expensive English education, the two women make very different choices. Olanna shocks her family by going to live with her lover, the “revolutionary professor” Odenigbo and his devoted houseboy Ugwu in the dusty university town of Nsukka; Kainene turns out to be a fiercely successful businesswoman when she takes over the family interests, and surprises herself when she falls in love with Richard, an English writer.

Preoccupied by their romantic entanglements, and a betrayal between the sisters, the events of their life loom larger than politics. However, they become caught up in the events of the Nigerian civil war, in which the lgbo people fought an impassioned struggle to establish Biafra as an independent republic, ending in chilling violence which shocked the entire country and the world.

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Sexual and Erotic Content
Some sexual and/or erotic content.
Some nudity.
Sexual Violence
Sexual violence and rape implied during the movie.
Alcohol and/or Drug abuse
Occasional alcohol and/or drug use.
There are not homosexual relations in the movie.
Aggressive Behavior and/or Violence
Some aggressive behavior and/or violence.
Some profanity.
Household violence and adultery
Some household violence and/or adultery.
Negative references to any religion or belief
No negative references to religion or belief.
Negative role models and messages for teens
Frequent negative role models and messages for teens.
Positive family values
No positive family values.
Positive representation of Islam
There are some critics about Islam and Muslims.

Directed by: Biyi Bandele
Produced by: Andrea Calderwood
Gail Egan
Screenplay by: Biyi Bandele
Based on: Half of a Yellow Sun 
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Thandie Newton
Onyeka Onwenu
Genevieve Nnaji
OC Ukeje
Music by: Ben Onono
Paul Thomson
Cinematography: John de Borman
Editing by: Chris Gill
Shareman Media
Slate Films
Distributed by: Metro International
Leap Frog Films
FilmOne Distribution
Monterey Media Inc.
Running time: 111 minutes
Country: Nigeria
Language: English
Budget: ₦1.27 billion
(US$10 million)
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