The Gas Man

Iban del Campo. 2002. Spain. vo Spanish. 28’


Mohamed Ramzam is a Pakistani who has earned a living delivering gas bottles in the neighbourhood of "El Raval" since arriving in Barcelona in 1990. Despite working these last 12 years Mohamed doesn't receive a salary and lives from day to day on the tips he receives from the customers. He has managed to bring his wife and three children from Pakistan and they live in a warehouse situated in the heart of this working class area where the Muslim ideas and traditions of Pakistan are held dear.