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Souleymane Cissé

Souleymane Cissé was born on April 21, 1940 in Bamako, Mali. He is a director and writer, known for Brightness (1987), Work (1978) and The Wind (1982). See full bio »
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 1995 Waati
 1987 Brightness
 1982 The Wind
 1978 Work
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 2009 Tell Me Who You Are (writer)
 1995 Waati
 1987 Brightness
 1982 The Wind (writer)
 1978 Work (screenplay)
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 1987 Brightness (producer)
 1978 Work (producer)
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 2010 Drogba est mort (Short)
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 2011 The Fabulous Picture Show (TV Series)
- The Promise (2011) ... Himself
 1990 Cinéma, de notre temps (TV Series documentary)
- Souleymane Cissé (1990) ... Himself
 1989 Ouaga: African Cinema Now! (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 The Media Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.5 (1988) ... Himself

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Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1996. See more »

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