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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 Yeelen (1987), Work (1978) and The Wind (1982). See full bio »

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Known For

Yeelen Director
Work Director
The Wind Director
Waati Director


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 2015 Our House (Documentary)
 2013 O Sembene! (Documentary)
 1995 Waati
 1987 Yeelen (as Solomani Sisé)
 1982 The Wind (as Solomani Sisé)
 1978 Work
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Alternate Names:

Solomani Sisé

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

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