Rolling Pumpkin

By Morteza Ahadi

Original title – Kadou ghelghelehzan
International title – Rolling Pumpkin
French title – Citrouille qui roule


A windblown dandelion clock arrives at an old lady’s home to announce the birth of a grandchild. The old lady at once sets out to see the newly born, but the way is long and dangerous and many obstacles await her. To guarantee a safe return she has a cunning plan.


Director – Morteza Ahadi
Screenplay – Vajiollah Fard Moghadam
Background & Grafics – Hoda Azimi
Character Designer – Mehdi Davaei
Compositing & Animation Morteza Ahadi
Editing – Mohammad Nasseri
Original Music – Abbas Dabirdanesh
Sound Designer & Mix – Mahmoud Mohaghegh

Cut-out – 2D Animation – Stereo

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

Distribution – A short taken from the film series « Portrait de famille » released in France on January 30, 2013 by
« Les Films du Whippet »