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Ngozi Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Americanah...

Ngozi Chimamanda Adichie’s ‘Americanah’ Gets A Concept Trailer

Although Adichie’s novel is already on course to be produced by Brad Pitt’s production company, Plan B (12 Years a Slave), with Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo set to star in it, the film is still looking to attach a writer and director – and those are the roles Uche Aguh is hoping to prove he can fill with this concept trailer.

 

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ifemelu and curt. image cred: 55 media

Americanah tells the story of  young love torn apart by migration and the constant search for greener pastures. It is a deeply moving and profound story that challenges the idea of race, class, nationality, and socio-economic status.

Its protagonist, Ifemelu, is a brilliant young girl uprooted from her home in Lagos, Nigeria and transplanted, in North America. Her identity becomes questionable, when she suddenly realizes that she’s now labelled a Black-American

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