Sunday, January 12, 2014

The Secret of the Grain

The film opens with the main protagonist, Silmane Beiji being forced out of his shipyard job. The camera then patiently follows him to reveal the many facets of his life; a divorced father with a mistress and a tired earning for something better. In spite of the tough economic conditions and fractious family life he forces himself to chase his dream of opening a couscous restaurant that he hopes will unify his families. The movie chronicles this journey of a dream being brought to life. 

Rating: * * +

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