A raven who wanted to be the strongest

By Mohammad-Ali Soleymanzadeh

Original title – Kalaghi keh mikhast ghavitarin bashad
International title – A raven who wanted to be the strongest
French title – Le Corbeau qui voulait être le plus fort


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.


Directed by – Mohammad-Ali Soleymanzadeh
Screenplay – Mohammad-Ali Soleymanzadeh & Mohammad Moghadam
Director of Photography – Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Animator – Mohammad-Ali Soleymanzadeh
Editing & Sound Designer – Changuiz Sayyad
Original Music – Malek Iradj Panahi

Drawing on cels – 35mm

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

Distribution – 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 »