The Resource Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun

Label
Half of a Yellow Sun
Title
Half of a Yellow Sun
Contributor
Distributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Olanna (Thandie Newton) and Kainene (Anika Noni Rose) are glamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family. Upon returning to a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria after their expensive English education, the two women make very different choices. Olanna shocks her family by going to live with her lover, the "revolutionary professor"Odenigbo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and his devoted houseboy Ugwu (John Boyega) in the dusty university town of Nsukka; Kainene turns out to be a fiercely successful businesswoman when she takes over the family interests, and surprises even herself when she falls in love with Richard (Joseph Mawle), an English writer. Preoccupied by their romantic entanglements, and a betrayal between the sisters, the events of their life seem to loom larger than politics. However, they become caught up in the events of the Nigerian civil war, in which the lgbo people fought an impassioned struggle to establish Biafra as an independent republic, ending in chilling violence which shocked the entire world
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Monterey Media, Inc. in 2014
Language note
In English
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  • Kanopy
  • Monterey Media, Inc. (Firm)
Runtime
112
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Motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
Half of a Yellow Sun
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
c
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (113 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1391703
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(CaSfKAN)kan1391703
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Half of a Yellow Sun
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
c
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (113 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1391703
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(CaSfKAN)kan1391703
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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