EN: Critics Sing Praises Of Love And War Movie, “Half Of A Yellow Sun”

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Updated March 31, 2014

half of a yellow sunIf you read Chimamanda Adichie’s award winning novel, Half Of A Yellow Sun, then you are about to get a second dose of awesomeness.

If you haven’t, consider this an exciting second chance as the film adaptation of the book has passed through its first screening, in Lagos, ahead of its much-anticipated April premiere.

Popular movie critic, Shaibu Husseini said “if you had read Chimamanda’s book, you will not expect anything less from this film,” stressing that the movie is “a pointer to the fact that good movies can actually come out from here”.

Another critic, Funsho Arogundade rated the movie ‘A’ in terms of delivery. He mentioned that the Nigerian cast had done justice to their characters, especially Onyeka Onwenu.

On his part, famed movie maker and actor, Kunle Afolayan, commended the overall effort put into re-enacting Nigerian history.

Also, EN is casting its spotlight on African Magic Viewers’ Choice Award winner for best documentary, Stanlee Ohikuare, who bagged a statuette for his documentary entitled ‘Deadwood’. In this interview, Ohikuare tells us the inspiration behind the true-life documentary.