The White Winged

Original title: Sepid balan
Type: Animation (Puppet Animation)
Based on a poem by Parviz Natel-Khanlari

A short taken from the film series « La montagne aux bijoux… » released in France in January 2006.

Written & Directed
by: Abdollah Alimorad
Director of Photography: Mohammad Rahim Bakhtiari
Animators: Abdollah Alimorad & M.Rahim Bakhtiari
Editing: Hassan Hassandoust
Music: Fardin Khalatbari
Sound Mixer: Changuiz Sayyad
Animation Designer: Abdollah Alimorad   
Company: Institute for Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults – Kanoon – Iran
Year: 2003
Running Time: 14 min
Film Gauge: 35mm, Colour
Original version: No dialogue

Throughout spring and summer, two white birds eat to their fill, but with the oncoming of autumn food becomes scarce. Hunger obliges them to wander into a swampland of worms and dirt knowing that eating there will humiliate them…