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'71 (2015)
Starring Jack O'Connell, Sean Harris, Paul Anderson, Sam Reid, Sam Hazeldine, Barry Keoghan, Charlie Murphy, Richard Dormer, Killian Scott and Babou Ceesay. Directed by Yann Demange.

A young British soldier is accidentally abandoned by his unit following a riot on the streets of Belfast in 1971, where he must then attempt to survive the night.

REVIEWS '71 - Realistically harrowing

HALF OF A YELLOW SUN (2014)
Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose, Joseph Mawie, John Boyega, Joseph Mawle, Genevieve Nnaji, Onyeka Onwenu, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Babou Ceesay. Directed by Biyi Bandele.

The stories of four people struggling to survive during the fight to establish an independent republic inNigeria. Olanna and Kainene areglamorous twins from a wealthy Nigerian family. 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 and Kainene is a fiercely successful businesswoman who falls in love with Richard, an English writer. A sweeping romantic drama, the film follows the sisters and their lovers on their harrowing journey to survive the crippling civil war. It is powerful story of family, loss and love that will touch everyone's heart.

REVIEWS Half Of A Yellow Sun - Love, war and justice

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