9 October 2012


Some places still seem quite off limits to the opposite sex and certainly the Indian barbershop seems to be a female-free zone.

Yet this fascinating glimpse in to the sub-continent’s grooming techniques (I was particularly entranced by the eyebrow tidy up you will see) shows that for the men, this zone affords them an opportunity to relax and be themselves.

Shortlisted for the 2011 Virgin Media Shorts Competition, director Tom Pietrasik gives us a colorful, wordless insight in to the lives of people we shall never know.  If you enjoy people watching, this one is for you.