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Half of a Yellow Sun (2013) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Biyi Bandele

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ... (novel)
Biyi Bandele ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Onyeka Onwenu ...
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Okeoma
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Amala
Jude Orhorha ...
Harrison
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Miss Adebayo
Gloria Young ...
Aunty Ifeka
Tina Mba ...
Mrs. Ozobia
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Chief Okonji
Ayo Lijadu ...
Professor Ezeka
Naya Amobi ...
Arize
Zack Orji ...
Chief Ozobia
Kasper Michaels ...
Plump Charles
Reginald Ofodile ...
Uncle Mbaezi
Grainne Keenan ...
Susan
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Professor Lehman
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Redhead Charles (as Rob David)
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Aniekwena
Paresh Behera ...
Dr. Patel
Jennifer Osammor ...
Mama Oji
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Captain Dutse
Damian Emmanuel Efa ...
Divine Emmanuel ...
Baby (1 year)
Joy Emmanuel ...
Baby (3 year)
Favour Asikpa ...
Baby (5year)
Olawale Obadeyi ...
Three Piece Man
Eme Awatt ...
Bar Proprietess
Jerome Iniobong ...
Bartender
Tony Effah ...
Elderly Man
Kanayo Okani ...
Young Customs Officer
Nicholas Burns ...
Tipsy Guest
Eric Anderson ...
Biafran Soldier One
Alvin Ilenre ...
Biafran Soldier Two
Louis Saint-Juste ...
Butler (as Louis Saint Juste)
Effiom Bassey ...
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #1
Christopher Udom ...
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #2
Ubong Bassey Inyang ...
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #3
Ita Asuquo ...
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #4
Banabas Monday Gimmy ...
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #5
Kingsley Bassey ...
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #6
Victor Umana ...
Cardinal Rex Lawson & His Rivers Men #7
Charles Usun ...
Premier's Lodge Cocktail Band #1
Sampson Charles ...
Premier's Lodge Cocktail Band #2
Promise Bassey ...
Premier's Lodge Cocktail Band #3
Ndifreke Esang ...
Premier's Lodge Cocktail Band #4
Udeme Udofia ...
Premier's Lodge Cocktail Band #5
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Odumegwu Ojukwu ...
Himself (archive footage)

Produced by 

Muhtar Bakare ... executive producer
Mark Birmingham ... line producer: uk
Andrea Calderwood ... producer
Gail Egan ... executive producer
Peter Hampden ... executive producer
Lee Hodgkinson ... post producer
Yvonne Isimeme Ibazebo ... line producer
Norman Merry ... executive producer
Yewande Sadiku ... executive producer
Alan J. Wands ... supervising producer

Music by 

Ben Onono
Paul Thomson

Cinematography by 

John de Borman

Film Editing by 

Chris Gill

Casting By 

Jina Jay

Production Design by 

Andrew McAlpine

Art Direction by 

Christophe Dalberg
Steve Summersgill ... supervising art director

Set Decoration by 

Elliott Chris ... (as Chris Elliott)

Costume Design by 

Jo Katsaras

Makeup Department 

Csilla Blake-Horváth ... makeup artist
Amy Byrne ... hair stylist / makeup artist
Nathaniel De'Lineadeus ... dental FX design and manufacture
Charlotte Hayward ... hair assistant / makeup assistant
Chris Lyons ... special effects teeth
Sharon Martin ... hair designer / makeup designer
Sue Wyburgh ... hair stylist / key makeup artist

Production Management 

Kate Glover ... production manager: uk
Holly Pullinger ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

George Batchelor ... third assistant director: UK
Dom Channing-Williams ... third assistant director
Mark Cockren ... third assistant director: dailies
James Evered ... floor runner uk: uk
Mark Goddard ... first assistant director
Alexander Holt ... second assistant director
Lance Roehrig ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Deryck Blake ... property master
Temple Clark ... storyboard artist
Laura Conway-Gordon ... stand-by art director
Gary Dempsey ... painter
Hugh Fottrell ... dressing prop: UK
Brendan Gibb ... carpenter
Stuart Headley-Read ... standby propman
John Hext ... hod painter
Luke Hull ... assistant art director
Michael Hyman ... painter
Kira Kemble ... art department assistant: UK
Johnny Mann ... carpenter
Nick Milner ... dressing prop: UK
Campbell Mitchell ... stand-by props
Jono Moles ... construction manager
John Moolenschot ... hod carpenter
Camise Oldfield ... graphic designer
Steve Payne ... dressing prop: UK
Paul Purdy ... props master: UK
Kathryn Pyle ... production buyer: UK
Ayana Saunders ... art department assistant
Douglas Smorenburg ... carpenter
Tom Symes ... carpenter

Sound Department 

Rodney Berling ... sound effects editor
Paul Cotterell ... re-recording mixer
Ben Cross ... foley mixer
St. Clair Davis ... boom operator
Giancarlo Dellapina ... production sound mixer
Tawa K. Durowoju ... boom operator
Cecilia Lanzi ... boom operator
Tushar Manek ... sound assistant
Simon Price ... supervising sound editor

Special Effects by 

Dean Clements ... special effects
Mickey Kirsten ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by 

Luke Butler ... digital compositor: Lipsync
James Clarke ... head of di
Stefan Drury ... head of visual effects
James Elster ... digital compositor
Sean Farrow ... visual effects supervisor
Alexis Haggar ... titles: graphics and effects
Abigail McKenzie ... digital lab operator
Jane Paton ... digital compositor
Antonio Rodríguez Díaz ... digital compositor
Ben Shepherd ... on-set supervisor: LipSync Post
Lucy Tanner ... visual effects producer
Daniel Tomlinson ... scanning & recording manager
Thomas Waddington ... digital lab operator
Harry Wormald ... digital matte painter

Stunts 

Paul Hampshire ... assistant stunt coordinator
Dan Hirst ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department 

Sam Barnes ... first assistant camera: a camera
Daniel Bishop ... steadicam operator
Kerry Brown ... still photographer & epk
Greg Cameron ... key grip
John de Borman ... camera operator
Laura Dinnett ... video assistant: uk
John Donne ... key grip: uk
Andy Edridge ... grip: uk
Arie Esiri ... camera intern
Chuck Finch ... gaffer: uk
Tommy Finch ... rigging gaffer: uk
Claire Louise Fraser ... central loader
Jinny Gunuza ... electrician
Kenim ... camera intern (as Kenim O.)
Tobias Marshall ... second assistant camera: uk
Malcolm McLean ... second unit
Campbell Mitchell ... still photographer
Richard Nerrell ... electrician: uk
Christopher R. Nunn ... digital imaging technician: F65 camera tests
James Powell ... grip assistant: uk
Louise Purvis ... technical support
Emmanuel Chonco Sithole ... supporting gaffer: SA (as Emmanuel Chonco)
Keith Smith ... key rigging grip

Casting Department 

Jessie Frost ... casting assistant
Isabella Odoffin ... Junior Casting Assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Sian Evans ... costume supervisor: uk
Inge Hough ... key costumer
Dyeri Nkari Inaku ... costume p.a.
Zureta Schulz ... costume supervisor

Editorial Department 

Miles Anderson ... colorist: dailies
Giles Burgess ... first assistant editor
Lee Clappison ... digital colourist
Ian Cunningham ... first assistant editor
Lisa Jordan ... facility director: LipSync Post
Robert Scammell ... hd dailies assistant
Diana Vasquez ... assistant colourist
Steve McGowan ... dailies producer (uncredited)

Location Management 

Richard George ... location scout: uk
Caesar Oruade ... assistant location manager
Robin Pim ... location manager

Music Department 

Yemi Alade-Lawal ... music supervisor
Larry Bartley ... bassist
Winston Clifford ... drummer
Matt Dunkley ... conductor
Ben Foskett ... orchestrator
Geoff Foster ... music mixer / music recordist
Lilia Ioncheva ... percussionist
Matt Jones ... score assistant engineer
Dom Kelly ... orchestral contractor
Tony Kofi ... alto saxophonist
English Session Orchestra ... orchestra
Colin Rae ... music copyist
Byron Wallen ... trumpeter
Trevor Watkis ... pianist
James Marangone ... assistant contractor (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Michael Geary ... action vehicle supplier: Motorhouse

Other crew 

Hussain Ahmed ... assistant production coordinator
Biola Bankole ... assistant production accountant
Paresh Behera ... production accountant
Joe Biggs ... first unit paramedic
Mark Birmingham ... financial controller
Dean Clements ... sfx technician: uk
Dave Curtis ... technical support
Cynthia De Souza ... BFI Film Fund
Linda Deacy ... International Servicing Metro International
Georgia Dufton ... cast runner: uk
James Evered ... floor runner: UK
Paul Harding ... unit manager
Lisa Iona ... production coordinator: UK / production coordinator: uk
Dan Kleinman ... script consultant
Yuen-Wai Liu ... production coordinator
Ifunanya Maduka ... assistant to producer (as Funa Maduka)
Christos Michaels ... legal services: Lip Sync Productions
Jon Miller ... post production accountant
Justin Miller ... assistant accountant
Richard Morrison ... main title sequence designed by
Bose Oshin ... production co-ordinator
Daisy Rooke ... cast runner: uk
Ben Rosa ... production secretary
Lloyd Stonard ... production runner: uk
Adam Wakeham ... runner: uk
Susan r Wall ... accounting assistant: uk prep
Dean Wares ... main title sequence designed by
Jamie Wolpert ... development executive: BFI

Thanks 

James M. Costello ... thanks

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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