THE SHEEP THIEF
Directed by : Asif KAPADIA
Country : UNITED KINGDOM Length : 24 minutes
2nd Prize Cinéfondation , 1998
A young street kid, Tashan, is caught stealing a sheep, branded and left for dead.
He awakes, covers his mark and embarks on his journey.
On a dirt road he meets Safia who he helps, in return she offers him food and a
roof over his head.
Slowly TASHAN becomes a member of Safia's family, her kids Jiggly and
Soaib fall for the strange, charismatic outsider.
Eventually the mark is revealed to the villagers and Tashan is forced to leave.