Grigris, a 25-year-old man, dreams of becoming a dancer despite the fact that he has a paralyzed leg. His dreams are shattered when his uncle falls seriously ill. To save him, he decides to go work for petrol traffickers.
Chadian director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun broke out with his Cannes Jury Prize winner A Screaming Man, and he followed its sharp analysis of his country’s class conflict with this moving and richly characterized look at Chad’s social dynamics. Featuring Souleymane Démé’s unforgettable acting debut.
Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003, Russia
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Jia Zhangke, 1998, China
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria
Gus Van Sant, 2007, United States
Harmony Korine, 2007, United States
Abel Ferrara, 2007, Italy