So can I

Original Title: Manam mitounam
Type: Fiction

Kamal & Ahmad

Written & Directed
by: Abbas Kiarostami
Director of Photography: Mostafa Hadji & Mohammad Feydjani
Animation: Nafisseh Riahi & Farzaneh Taghavi
Music: Nasser Chemazar
Sound: Harayer & Haghighi
Company: Institute for Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults – Kanoon – Iran
Running Time: 3 min 30
Film Gauge: 16mm, Colour
Original Version: Persian

Two young boys are watching a cartoon about animals. With each scene, one of the boys keeps saying “I can do that” and mimes the cartoon animals, until a scene in which a bird is seen flying. Silence reigns.