Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Family Drama, Political Drama  |   Release Date - May 16, 2014 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 113 min.  |   Countries - Nigeria, UK  |   MPAA Rating - R
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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.

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betrayal, civil-war, education, family, life-choices, Nigeria, political-unrest, twins, women