Mr Paik’s Company

Mr Paik’s Company

  • Directed by Rahmatullah Jafary
  • Afghanistan, 2009
  • Workshops in Afghanistan - Kabul
  • Urban life, Work
  • Shooting place : Kabul
  • Duration : 13 min
  • Audio : Parsi-Dari
  • Subtitles : English, French


In the outskirts of Kabul Mr. Paik makes tobacco plugs. He mixes different kinds of chewing tobacco with some other mysterious products. How a middle-aged man, who has known better days, works hard to earn a living.

  • Direction : Rahmatullah Jafary
  • Image : Rahmatullah Jafary
  • Edition : Claudine Dumoulin

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