Woking Film Club

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10th May 1990

Red Sorgum

Director: Souleymane Cisse

Mali, 1990

Run Time: 0 minutes, Certificate: -,
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WNCC's first venture into African cinema is Souleymane Cisse's e of ayoung tribesman's rites of passage duringa struggle for supremacy with his father. Described as "a bolt of lightnipang from the heart of -darkness", it has a magical quality that is emphasised by scenes shot in the golden glow of dawn and dusk. Cannes Festival prize winner in 1987. "A rich mystical experience." (Philip French - 'The Observer')

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