La ballata dell’amore cieco

The ballad of blind love (La Ballata dell’amore cieco)

La Ballata dell’amore cieco is the work of the great Italian songwriter Fabrizio De Andre, translated and performed in Persian by Mani Naimi. This music video was constructed with a variety of newspaper and magazine clippings from Iran and the United States. The shadow puppet sequences were filmed in the natural landscape surrounding the Los Angeles region. The stopmotion was made with over 3,000 photographs.This animation has been announced as The best animation short at the Venezia Shorts Italy 2021.

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