'Half of a Yellow Sun' – Directed by Nigerian Biyi Bandele, "Half of a Yellow Sun" is a 2013 romantic drama starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Thandie Newton.
'Half of a Yellow Sun' – The British-Nigerian production is about the Nigerian civil war -- the Biafran war -- that tore up the country between 1967 and 1970.
'Half of a Yellow Sun' – The film is an adaptation of Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's bestselling novel of the same name.
'Half of a Yellow Sun' – "Half of a Yellow Sun" premiered during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on September 8, 2013 in Toronto, Canada.
'Half of a Yellow Sun' – The romantic drama spans over a decade, starting with Nigeria's newly found freedom from the British rule in 1960, and continuing until the end of the fighting.
'Half of a Yellow Sun' – It follows the fate of four people who become entangled in both their relationships and the civil war.