The Farmer and the Robot

Original title: Keshavarz va Robot
Type: Puppet Animation, 3D computer

A short taken from the film series « Vent de Folie à la Ferme /  Mad Moments on the Farm »
Release date in France: April 6, 2011.

Abdollah Alimorad
Screenplay: Ebrahim Forouzesh
Animation: Abdollah Alimorad
Director of Photography: Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Editing: Mohammad Nasseri
Original Music: Bahram Dehghanyar
Compositing: Soroush Diyanati
Sound: Mehrshad Malakouti
Set designer: Abdollah Alimorad     
Puppet designer: Mani Kashian
Costume designer: Hoda Azimi
Company: Institute for Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults – Kanoon – Iran
Year: 2011
Running Time: 23 min
Film Gauge: 35mm, Colour
Original version: No dialogue

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?