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Biyi Bandele tells CNN: “I just felt she would be perfect”

I came across some press footage for Half of a yellow this week. The first is a CNN interview with Biyi Bandele who wrote the script. He talks about knowing from the start that Thandie would be perfect to play … Continue reading

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Thandie Newton talks Half Of A Yellow Sun with Variety

“Love is essential to life” – Thandie Newton   source: Variety

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World Premiere: Half Of A Yellow Sun

“Given its sheer amount of incident, this geographically restless story can hardly fail to engross even in attenuated form, particularly with Newton at the top of her game as Olanna, a woman whose unhidden intelligence is nonetheless often at war … Continue reading

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TIFF trailer of Half Of A Yellow Sun

I was excited to see the trailer for Thandie Newton’s new movie “Half Of A Yellow Sun” released at the Toronto International Film Festival.  I can’t wait to watch this film! According to “voice-online.co.uk” on July 31st, the movie will … Continue reading

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Yellow Sun Setting

I finally finished the audiobook. The end is much like a sun setting. It was slow and steady. Beautiful yet sad. Something peaceful to marvel at and reflect on. Achiche’s gift is richly descriptive and original writing. Her story telling … Continue reading

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