For five thousand years now the Slooghi has inspired countless tales in the Middle East. The Slooghi, a greyhound, is considered a unique creature due to its race and nobility. When night falls, the Slooghi sleeps next to its master, and is fed before the master eats. During the hunt, its natural abilities come to light and fill the master with pride. Hossein is a hunter and his Slooghi, Jnah, is his only weapon. He is a humble shepherd, and he is convinced that his is an extraordinary Slooghi. Witness this unique relationship between dog and man in the heart of the Moroccan desert.
Part of the “Lord of the Animals” series, which presents amazing stories of human and animal coexistence from around the world. Discover the warm and trusting relationships and the ancient traditions, passed down through generations, that have permanently linked humans to animals of nearly every description.
Written and Directed by: Jérôme Cécil Auffret
Produced by: Frédéric Fougea
A Boréales Production • Release Year: 1996
26 minutes • Color