Nigerian censors gave a greenlight to “Half of a Yellow Sun” July 4, more than two months after the board put a hold on the film’s domestic release, citing “regulatory issues.” While refusing to…
Half of a Yellow Sun
Biyi Bandele's attractive adaptation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's bestseller is a diverting but surface-level saga that, true to its title, feels less than whole.
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CREEK TOWN, NIGERIA -- Six days into shooting the film adaptation of "Half of a Yellow Sun," the bestselling novel by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, cast and crew in this small tropical…
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