White Wings

By Abdollah Alimorad

Original title – Sepid balan
International title – White Wings
French title – Les Oiseaux Blancs


Throughout spring and summer, two white birds eat to their fill, but with the oncoming of autumn food becomes scarce. Hunger obliges them to wander into a swampland of worms and dirt knowing that eating there will humiliate them.


Based on a poem by – Parviz Natel-Khanlari
Written & Directed by – Abdollah Alimorad
Director of Photography – Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Animators – Abdollah Alimorad & Mohammad-Rahim Bakhtiari
Animation Designer – Abdollah Alimorad
Editing – Hassan Hassandoust
Original Music – Fardin Khalatbari
Sound Designer & Mix – Changuiz Sayyad

Puppet Animation – 35mm

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

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