Grigris


French Title: Grigris
Genre: Comedy – Drama
Director: Mahamat Saleh – Haroun
Cast: Souleymane Démé, Anaïs Monory, Cyril Gueï
Length: 101 min
Country: Chad – France
Release: July 2013 – NY Premiere
Awards: Cannes 2013 (9 nominations)

His paralyzed leg should mean that he’s excluded, but 25-year-old Grigris dreams of being a dancer. It’s a challenge, and his dream is shattered when his uncle becomes seriously ill. To save him, Grigris decides to work for some petrol traffickers.