lonely pack

lonely pack

Documentary film 48 Minutes

The eleven year old Sonu lives on the streets of Katmandu. His daily routine is a fight to survive in the chaotic capital of Nepal: always on the prowl for food, drugs, charitable tourists and what they seek most – as small boys do anywhere – is fun and adventure. The life of Sonu and his pack is shaped by hunger and violence but is also filled with childlike moments of freedom on the streets.

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lonely pack follows ideas of Direct Cinema: no narrator, no music, no staging.
 We wanted to understand the everyday life of a street child in Kathmandu.
 The story is told by the kids themselves.

The film has been shown at more than 50 international film festivals and was broadcast on public television by ZDF and SWR. 2017 we made the film available for free viewing on Youtube and we are pleased and thankful that it has enjoyed more than 5 million views to date.


lonely pack is a documentary film by Justin Peach and Lisa Engelbach