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Grigris

France | 2013 | 101 minutes | Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Despite a bum leg, 25-year-old Grigris has hopes of becoming a professional dancer, putting his killer moves to good use at the local nightclub. October 27.


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His dreams are tested when his stepfather falls critically ill and he's forced to risk his future by smuggling gasoline to pay the hospital bills. When he befriends Mimi, a beautiful but damaged prostitute, the two try start a new life together, but the past is never far behind. Haroun's charismatic and lanky lead actor delivers spectacularly athletic dance sequences, shot with a lush palette alternating between the bright colors of Chad and the dark shadows that engulf Grigris's world.

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Principal Cast: Souleymane Démé, Anaïs Monory, Cyril Guei
Country: France, Chad
Year: 2013
Running Time: 101 minutes
Language: French and Arabic
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