A raven who wanted to be the strongest

Original title: Kalaghi keh mikhast ghavitarin bashad
French title: Le Corbeau qui voulait être le plus fort
Type: Animation, drawing on cels

A short taken from the film series « Le corbeau et un drôle de moineau » released in France on October 10, 2007 by « Les Films du Whippet »

Crew
Directed
by: Mohammad-Ali Soleymanzadeh
Screenplay: Mohammad-Ali Soleymanzadeh & Mohammad Moghadam
Director of Photography: Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Animators: Mohammad-Ali Soleymanzadeh
Editing & Sound Mixer: Changuiz Sayyad
Original Music: Malek Iradj Panahi

Year: 1999
Running Time: 12 min
Film Gauge: 35mm, Colour
Original version: No dialogue

Production Company: Institute for Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults, Kanoon, Iran

Synopsis
In English
A newly born raven wants to be the strongest animal in the world. He manages to win every challenge he makes with his fellow creatures until one day he notices his own reflection in a lake. Dominating oneself is a different kettle of fish.

In French
Dès sa naissance, un corbillat se sent différent de ses frères et sœurs et veut devenir le plus fort des animaux. Il met au défi tous les animaux qu’il rencontre et sort vainqueur de tous les combats.
Mais un jour, il aperçoit son reflet dans les eaux d’un lac…