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  • Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
  • R
    111 min | Drama, Romance
Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
R
111 min | Drama, Romance

Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (novel) | Biyi Bandele (screenplay)
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May 16, 2014 (United States)

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52 cast members
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Thandiwe Newton
Olanna (as Thandie Newton) Olanna (as Thandie Newton)   See fewer
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Odenigbo Odenigbo   See fewer
Anika Noni Rose
Kainene Kainene   See fewer
Joseph Mawle
Richard Richard   See fewer
Babou Ceesay
Okeoma Okeoma   See fewer
Jude Orhorha
Harrison Harrison   See fewer
Genevieve Nnaji
Miss Adebayo Miss Adebayo   See fewer
Gloria Anozie
Aunty Ifeka (as Gloria Young) Aunty Ifeka (as Gloria Young)   See fewer
Tina Mba
Mrs. Ozobia Mrs. Ozobia   See fewer
Wale Ojo
Chief Okonji Chief Okonji   See fewer
Ayo Lijadu
Professor Ezeka Professor Ezeka   See fewer
Naya Amobi
Arize Arize   See fewer
Zack Orji
Chief Ozobia Chief Ozobia   See fewer
Kasper Michaels
Plump Charles Plump Charles   See fewer
Reginald Ofodile
Uncle Mbaezi Uncle Mbaezi   See fewer
Paul Hampshire
Professor Lehman Professor Lehman   See fewer
Roberto Davide
Redhead Charles (as Rob David) Redhead Charles (as Rob David)   See fewer
O.C. Ukeje
Aniekwena Aniekwena   See fewer
Paresh Behera
Dr. Patel Dr. Patel   See fewer
Jennifer Osammor
Mama Oji Mama Oji   See fewer
Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Captain Dutse Captain Dutse   See fewer
Divine Emmanuel
Baby (1 year) Baby (1 year)   See fewer
Joy Emmanuel
Baby (3 year) Baby (3 year)   See fewer
Favour Asikpa
Baby (5year) Baby (5year)   See fewer
Olawale Obadeyi
Three Piece Man Three Piece Man   See fewer
Eme Awatt
Bar Proprietess Bar Proprietess   See fewer
Jerome Iniobong
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
Tony Effah
Elderly Man Elderly Man   See fewer
Kanayo Okani
Young Customs Officer Young Customs Officer   See fewer
Nicholas Burns
Tipsy Guest Tipsy Guest   See fewer
Eric Anderson
Biafran Soldier One Biafran Soldier One   See fewer
Alvin Ilenre
Biafran Soldier Two Biafran Soldier Two   See fewer
Louis Saint-Juste
Butler (as Louis Saint Juste) Butler (as Louis Saint Juste)   See fewer
Effiom Bassey
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #1 Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #1   See fewer
Christopher Udom
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #2 Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #2   See fewer
Ubong Bassey Inyang
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #3 Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #3   See fewer
Ita Asuquo
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Banabas Monday Gimmy
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #5 Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #5   See fewer
Kingsley Bassey
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #6 Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #6   See fewer
Victor Umana
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #7 Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #7   See fewer
Charles Usun
Premier's Lodge Cocktail Band #1 Premier's Lodge Cocktail Band #1   See fewer
Sampson Charles
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Promise Bassey
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Ndifreke Esang
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Udeme Udofia
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Odumegwu Ojukwu
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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