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UK Release Trailer For 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Comes w/ Lots Of New Footage (In UK Cinemas 4/11)

Shadow and Act By Courtney | Shadow and Act March 7, 2014 at 5:02PM

UK Release Trailer For 'Half Of A Yellow Sun' Comes w/ Lots Of New Footage (In UK Cinemas 4/11)
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Half Of A Yellow Sun

If you're in the UK, congrats because Biyi Bandele's Half Of A Yellow Sun - a film adaptation of celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Orange Prize-winning novel of the same name - will open in UK theaters a month from now, on April 11, while the rest of the world waits in anticipation to see it.

For USA audiences, Monterey Media picked it up to release this summer, although they haven't set an exact date yet.

Ahead of its UK release next month, a brand new release trailer has been cut and released, showing off footage that we haven't seen before. The UK release trailer is embedded below.

Biyi Bandele's feature film directorial debut, stars Chiwetel EjioforThandie Newton, John BoyegaAnika Noni RoseJoseph Mawle and Genevieve Nnaji, in a drama that weaves together the lives of four people swept up in the turbulence of civil war, with a newly independent 1960s Nigeria as the backdrop.

Produced by Bafta award-winner Andrea Calderwood (The Last King of Scotland) and Gail Ega (The Constant Gardner), the film is a British/Nigerian co-production and was shot at Tinapa Film Studio in Nigeria and in the UK.

I'd expect Monterey Media to cut and release a new trailer for the film for USA audiences before it's released here in the States. But in the meantime, here's the UK release trailer with all-new footage. And underneath, you'll find a first release poster:

This article is related to: Biyi Bandele, Chiwetel Ejiofor


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