Grigris

Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Countries: France and Chad
Year: 2013
Running Time: 101 min.
Language: French and Arabic

Despite a bum leg, 25-year-old Grigris dreams of being a professional dancer, while he is making some extra cash on the dance floor of his local club every weekend. When his stepfather falls critically ill and he’s forced to smuggle oil to pay the hospital bills. When he befriends Mimi, a beautiful but damaged prostitute, the two will try to start a new life together. But bad decisions begin to catch up with them and their pasts are never far behind, bringing them to a perilous climax.

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