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an African amulet

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And then from Chad, director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun returns to Diff with his fifth feature film, Grigris, also the name of its hero, a 25-year-old with a paralysed leg who dreams of being a dancer.
In light of this paradox, Birahima falls back on grigris, which, according to his glossary, are protective amulets made of "paper inscribed with magical incantation kept in a small leather purse.
Henri Pichette (21 November 1947) pistons up into a void, tack-like sailboats race his shredding neck, his eyes are grigris, his face is responsible for its own demolition and without title to completion, face swept by derricks, cranes, the metalurgy of material encasement
Actualites Eecrit par Mohammed Bakrim Grigris de Mahamat Saleh Haroun, presente a Casablanca Sur une initiative de l'Institut francais, le cineaste tchadien Mahamat Saleh Haroun a ete invite pour une tournee au Maroc pour presenter son nouveau film, Grigris.
Logline: Grigris, who dreams of being a dancer despite a paralyzed leg, goes to work for an illegal gasoline-trafficking ring when his uncle falls critically ill.