The Mountain of Jewels

By Abdollah Alimorad

Original title – Kouh-e Javaher
International title – The Mountain of Jewels
French title – La montagne aux bijoux


Among the long passage way and winding road of Bazar, there is a charcoalsellery with a boy working there. A Little further a splendid place located, which draws the shopboy’s attention. The location belongs to a jeweller, who also has a boy working for him.
Every day as the shopboy passes by the jeweller’s place, he envies the other boy, who is wearing nice clothes and earning a good income. Until one day…


Directed by – Abdollah Alimorad
Screenplay – Abdollah Alimorad & Vajiollah Fard Moghadam
Director of Photography – Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Editing – Changuiz Sayyad
Original Music – Fariborz Lachini
Sound Designer – Changuiz Sayyad
Puppet Designer – Farzaneh Babaee

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

Distribution – A short taken from the film series « La montagne aux bijoux… » released in France on January 25, 2006 by
« Les Films du Whippet »