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The “Half of a Yellow Sun” Movie rakes in N280m


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Half of a Yellow Sun has taken it place as one
of the movies that has generated the highest
revenue in the industry, grossing over
According to reports, the  worldwide release
of ,the screen adaptation of Chimamanda
Adichie’s novel, Half of a Yellow Sun has so
far generated about N280,000,000 from
cinema release, TV sales rights, online
viewing, and in-flight viewing.
Nigerian Censors Board had suspended the
release of the movie in April, insisting
that some aspects of the movie could incite
religious unrest.
The suspension generated a lot of public
debate, meetings, intrigues and public outcry
which attracted international attention..
finally the movie after months of debate made
sense to the Nigerian Film and Video Censors
Board (NFVCB) , who few weeks ago approved
and classified the flick .
The movie which had been released in the
UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand had so
far generated over N280,000,000.
The amount according to a source close to the
producer, was made from cinema release,
sales for In-flight Rights, sales for Television
Rights and Online Viewing, totalling One
million Pounds.
HOAYS will be released across 17 Nigerian
cinemas come Friday, August 1.

CREDITS: Radar and Twitter.

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