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Yeelen
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by Souleymane CISSÉ

Enlightenment is an initiatory process, a turning point between childhood and maturity. A very young boy receives the knowledge designed to allow him to master the forces around him, knowledge the Bambaras have always passed on from generation to generation. The father cannot accept to see his son become his equal. The mother sends young Nianankoro away in order to protect him from his father’s murderous insanity. The little boy gradually acquires elements of ultimate knowledge and new powers which will inevitably confront those of his father.

  • Titre français
    Yeelen
  • Original title
    Yeelen
  • Titre international
    Yeelen
  • Scénario
    Souleymane Cissé
  • Photo
    Jean-Noël Ferragut, Jean-Michel Plumeau
  • Montage
    Andrée Davanture Marie-Catherine Miqueau
  • Son
    Daniel Ollivier Michel Mellier
  • Musique
    Michel Portai
  • Interprétation
    Issiaka Kane, Aoua Sangare Niamanto Sanogo Balla Moussa Keita Soumba Traoré Ismaila Sarr Youssouf Tenin Cissé
  • Production
    Les films Cissé
  • Sous-titrage

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