Biyi Bandele

Biyi Bandele

Director

London, England

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December 2013
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About Biyi

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  • Fifty

    Fifty (2015)
    Film by Biyi Bandele (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Director FIFTY captures a few pivotal, days in the lives of four Nigeria women at the pinnacle of their careers. Meet Tola, Elizabeth, Maria and Kate four friends forced at midlife to take inventory of their personal lives, while juggling careers and family against the sprawling backdrops of the upper middle-class neighbourhoods of Ikoyi and Victoria Island in Lagos.They live and work in the resurgent, ever-bustling, 24-hour megacity of Lagos, the commercial capital of Africa's biggest and most vibrant economy. Tola is a reality TV star whose marriage to lawyer Kunle never stood a chance thanks to an invidious family secret. Elizabeth is a celebrated obstetrician whose penchant for younger men has estranged her from her daughter.Forty-nine year-old Maria has an affair with a married man that results in an unexpected pregnancy and Kate's battle with a life-threatening illness has plunged her into religious obsession. In this tender but unflinching exploration of love and lust,power and rivalry,...

  • Shuga

    Shuga (2013)
    Television (Drama) Director, Writer MTV drama that follows the lives of a group of young people in Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Half of a Yellow Sun

    Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
    Film by Biyi Bandele (Drama and Romance) Director, Writer Sisters Olanna and Kainene return home to 1960s Nigeria, where they soon diverge on different paths. As civil war breaks out, political events loom larger than their differences as they join the fight to establish an independent republic.

  • Screenplay

    Screenplay (1993)
    Television (Comedy) Writer

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