Elia Suleiman

Actor · Director · Writer
IVA Star Rating : 49
Elia Suleiman is a Palestinian-Israeli film director and actor of Rûm Greek Orthodox origin. He is best known for the 2002 film Divine Intervention, a modern tragic comedy on living under occupation in Palestine which won the Jury Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. Elia Suleiman's cinematic style is often compared to that of Jacques Tati and... read more

Elia Suleiman is a Palestinian-Israeli film director and actor of Rûm Greek Orthodox origin. He is best known for the 2002 film Divine Intervention, a modern tragic comedy on living under occupation in Palestine which won the Jury Prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. Elia Suleiman's cinematic style is often compared to that of Jacques Tati and Buster Keaton, for its poetic interplay between "burlesque and sobriety". He is married to Lebanese singer and actress Yasmine Hamdan.

Born

Thursday, 28 July 1960

Actor Filmography

It Must Be Heaven ES / E.S. 2019
Nelson Mandela: The Myth and Me Self 2013
7 Days in Havana Self (segment "Diary of a Beginner") / E.S. (segment "Diary of a Beginner") 2012
Une journée particulière Himself / Self 2012
The Time That Remains ES / E.S. 2009
Crítico Self / Himself 2008
To Each His Own Cinema The filmmaker (segment "Irtebak") / E.S. 2007
Bamako (The Court) Cow-boy 2006
Divine Intervention E.S. 2002
Chronicle of a Disappearance Self / E.S. 1996
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

It Must Be Heaven ES / E.S. 2019
Nelson Mandela: The Myth and Me Self 2013
7 Days in Havana Self (segment "Diary of a Beginner") / E.S. (segment "Diary of a Beginner") 2012
Une journée particulière Himself / Self 2012
The Time That Remains ES / E.S. 2009
Crítico Self / Himself 2008
To Each His Own Cinema The filmmaker (segment "Irtebak") / E.S. 2007
Bamako (The Court) Cow-boy 2006
Divine Intervention E.S. 2002
Chronicle of a Disappearance Self / E.S. 1996
The Gulf War... What Next? Self (segment "Homage by Assassination") 1993

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