Half of a Yellow Sun Movie

Who's Involved:

Anika Noni Rose, John Boyega, Joseph Mawle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Biyi Bandele, Gail Egan, Thandiwe Newton, Andrea Calderwood

Release Date:

Friday, May 16, 2014 (Limited)

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Based on Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel about Biafra's struggle to establish an independent republic in Nigeria.

modified plot formulation from variety.com

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Who stars in Half of a Yellow Sun: Cast List

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Who's making Half of a Yellow Sun: Crew List

A look at the Half of a Yellow Sun behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Biyi Bandele last wrote Fela Kuti.


Biyi Bandele


Andrea Calderwood
Gail Egan


Production Companies

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Production: What we know about Half of a Yellow Sun?

Filming Timeline

  1. August 2017: The film was in Completed status.
  2. May 2012: The film was in Production status.

    Shooting underway in Calabar, Nigeria.

Half of a Yellow Sun Release Date: When was the film released?

Half of a Yellow Sun was released in 2014 on Friday, May 16, 2014 (Limited release). There were 6 other movies released on the same date, including Million Dollar Arm, Godzilla and A Night in Old Mexico.

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