The Farmer and the Robot

By Abdollah Alimorad

Original title – Keshavarz va Robot
International title – The Farmer and the Robot
French title – Le Robot et le Fermier

Synopsis

After a cooling system breakdown a spacecraft is forced to land in a watermelon field, much to the consternation of a farmer and his donkey. The craft’s doors open and, as the robot heads towards a water pitcher to slacken his thirst, the farmer and his donkey rush to the safety of the house. What will the future hold for the three of them?

 

Crew

Directed by – Abdollah Alimorad
Screenplay – Ebrahim Forouzesh
Animator – Abdollah Alimorad
Director of Photography – Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Editing – Mohammad Nasseri
Original Music – Bahram Dehghanyar
Compositing – Soroush Diyanati
Sound Designer – Mehrshad Malakouti
Set designer – Abdollah Alimorad
Costume designer – Hoda Azimi

3D Puppet Animation – 35 mm

Produced by – Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults – Kanoon

Distribution – A short taken from the film series « Vent de Folie à la Ferme / Mad Moments on the Farm » released in France on April 6, 2011 by « Les Films du Whippet »