The Sparrow and the cotton seed

Original title: Gondjeshk va panbeh daneh
Type: Animation (cut-outs)

A short taken from the film series « Le corbeau et un drôle de moineau » released in France in October 2007.

Directed by:
Morteza Ahadi Sarkani
Screenplay: Morteza Ahadi Sarkani & Ali Dadrass
Director of Photography: Morteza Ahadi Sarkani
Animation: Morteza Ahadi Sarkani
Editing: Saïd Pouresmaïli
Music: Pirouz Ardjmand
Sound Mixer: Mahmoud-Reza Mohaghegh
Set Designer: Mehdi Davaï
Company: Institute for Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults – Kanoon – Iran
Year: 2007
Running Time: 12 min
Film Gauge: 35mm, Colour
Original version: No dialogue

A little sparrow, tempted by a cotton seed serving as bait, is caught in a hunter’s trap. His luck changes when he is rescued by a young girl. The freed bird then puts the seed to  multiple uses. His determination and desire lead him to overcome a number of hurdles which help to develop his understanding of the world.