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HALF OF A YELLOW SUN

The gorgeous and very talented Thandie Newton stars in HALF OF A YELLOW SUN
The gorgeous and very talented Thandie Newton stars in HALF OF A YELLOW SUN

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN (M) is primarily a love story set against the upheaval of the creation of Biafra and the strife of war and famine that followed.

Old tribalism and its contingent superstition married to the unctuous avarice maker, oil, virtually still-birthed the burgeoning nation and made it the basket case of Africa in the late 1960s.

This is the story of two well educated daughters of a prosperous Lagos businessman. One of them, Olanna, falls for a radical academic, Odenigbo, the other, Kainene, hooks up with a British journo, Richard.

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