So Can I

So Can I

So Can I

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Country: Iran

Year: 1975

Runtime: 4 minutes

Color / Mono

The first of Kiarostami's films made for, rather than about, children was an experiment in combining live action and animation, done in collaboration with animator Nafiseh Riahi. As two schoolboys watch the movements of animated animals, on the TV (such as kangaroos jumping, fish swimming, etc.), one boy, played by Riahi's son Kamal, says, “I can, too,” and imitates the actions. The music is sprightly, the mood fun. Interestingly, the second boy is played by Kiarostami’s son, Ahmad.

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