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


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?



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
Puppet Character Designer – Mani Kashian
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 »