Rewatch in a 35 mm copy, so in better conditions than the 1st time, but also with some sound problems. A mastery of narrative art, through a separation between universes, the adults and their terror and authority and the children, the virtues of their playing and the nightmares that adults inscribe in their dreams. A film that conjugates that spirit with the lyricism of survival that reaches the heights of darkness.
"Grammar is women's stuff. All girls are good at it." They are, considering that glamour (initially charm, enchantment), grimoire (to which the title of the film, a prayer verse, provides a counterspell), grammar (learning in general, erudition which in the Dark Ages included astrology and magic, hence occult knowledge) and any instance of -graphy (in the film: classes, drawings and graffiti) etymologically relate. A