Persian Treasures: The Best in Iranian Animation
|Release Date:||November 28, 2004|
|Running time:||85 minutes|
Description: Perfect for audiences of all ages, this fascinating collection of Iranian animation features a diverse array of styles, including: Silhouette animation in SWEET STORY, a folktale about a benevolent woodsman who follows the "golden rule"; Claymation in COMPANION, a story about cooperation; Abstract watercolors illustrate a Middle-Eastern myth in THE FLOWER, THE BIRD AND THE SUN; Puppets and stop-motion animation are used in the political allegory BAHADOR, a brilliant little tale about a village of mice ruled by fear; And made entirely of yarn, SHANGOUL AND MANGOUL is a universal fable about a mother protecting her young.
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