Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun

Chiwetel Ejiofor
Director: Biyi Bandele Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Chiwetel Ejiofor
, Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton
, Anika Noni Rose
Anika Noni Rose
Biyi Bandele


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Biyi Bandele's drama Half of a Yellow Sun stars Thandie Newton and Anika Noni Rose as twins born into a well-to-do Nigerian family. After completing their education overseas, each makes life choices that lead to a falling out between the once-close women. Eventually, the two sisters become embroiled in their home country's political unrest, which soon leads to civil war.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/29/2014
UPC: 0012233201024
Original Release: 2013
Rating: R
Source: Monterey Video
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:53:00
Sales rank: 52,541

Special Features

Closed Caption; B-roll footage; Featurette; Soundbites: producer Andrea Calderwood, director Biyi Bandele, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawle and John Boyega

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Chiwetel Ejiofor Odenigbo
Thandie Newton Olanna
Anika Noni Rose Kainene
Joseph Mawle Richard
John Boyega Ugwu
Onyeka Onwenu Mama
Babou Ceesay Okeoma
Susan Wokoma Amala
Jude Orhorha Harrison
Genevieve Nnaji Miss Adebayo
Gloria Young Aunty Ifeka
Tina Mba Mrs. Ozobia
Wale Ojo Chief Okonji
Ayo Lijadu Professor Ezeka
Naya Amobi Arize
Zack Orji Chief Ozobia
Kasper Michaels Plump Charles
Reginald Ofodile Uncle Mbaezi
Grainne Keenan Susan
Paul Hampshire Professor Lehman
Rob David Redhead Charles
OC Ukeje Aniekwena
Paresh Behera Dr. Patel
Jennifer Osammor Mama Oji
Hakeem Kae-Kazim Captain Dutse
Damien Emmanuel Efa Baby
Divine Emmanuel Baby (1 year)
Joy Emmanuel Baby (3 years)
Favour Asikpa Baby (5 years)
Olawale Obadeyi Three Piece Man
Eme Awatt Bar Proprietress
Jerome Iniobong Bartender
Tony Effah Elderly Man
Kanayo Okani Young Customs Officer
Nicholas Burns Tipsy Guest
Eric Anderson Biafran Soldier One
Alvin Ilenre Biafran Soldier Two
Louis Sainte Juste Butler
Effiom Bassey Member - Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men
Christopher Udom Member - Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men
Ubong Bassey Inyang Member - Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men
Ita Asuquo Member - Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men
Banabas Monday Gimmy Member - Cardinal Rex Lawson
Kingsley Bassey Member - Cardinal Rex Lawson
Victor Umana Member - Cardinal Rex Lawson

Technical Credits
Biyi Bandele Director,Screenwriter
Yemi Alade-Lawal Musical Direction/Supervision
Muhtar Bakare Executive Producer
Andrea Calderwood Producer
Dean Clements Special Effects
John DeBorman Cinematographer
Giancarlo Dellapina Sound Mixer
Gail Egan Executive Producer
Chris Gill Editor
Kate Glover Production Manager
Peter Hampden Executive Producer
Jo Katsaras Costumes/Costume Designer
Andrew McAlpine Production Designer
Norman Merry Executive Producer
Pat Nebo Art Director
Sandra Mbanefo Obiago Associate Producer
Ben Onono Score Composer
Paul Thomson Score Composer
LipSync Post Sound/Sound Designer
Holly Pullinger Production Manager
Lance Roehrig Asst. Director
Yewande Sadiku Executive Producer
Ben Smith Art Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Half of a Yellow Sun
1. Chapter 1 [4:59]
2. Chapter 2 [5:00]
3. Chapter 3 [4:59]
4. Chapter 4 [5:00]
5. Chapter 5 [4:59]
6. Chapter 6 [5:00]
7. Chapter 7 [4:59]
8. Chapter 8 [5:00]
9. Chapter 9 [4:59]
10. Chapter 10 [5:00]
11. Chapter 11 [4:59]
12. Chapter 12 [5:00]
13. Chapter 13 [4:59]
14. Chapter 14 [5:00]
15. Chapter 15 [4:59]
16. Chapter 16 [5:00]
17. Chapter 17 [4:59]
18. Chapter 18 [5:00]
19. Chapter 19 [4:59]
20. Chapter 20 [5:00]
21. Chapter 21 [4:59]
22. Chapter 22 [5:00]
23. Chapter 23 [2:24]

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