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GENEVIEVE NNAJI

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FARMING (2019)
Starring Damson Idris, Kate Beckinsale, John Dagleish, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jaime Winstone, Genevieve Nnaji, Zephan Amissah, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Cosmo Jarvis and Lee Ross. Directed by Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.

A young Nigerian boy is drawn into the warped world of a racist skinhead gang in 1980’s England. Enitan is a young boy “farmed out” by his parents to a white British family in the hope of giving him a better future. Caught between two worlds and belonging to neither, Enitan’s need for love and acceptance is exploited by the adults in his life, transforming a sweet boy into a teenage menace.
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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