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Director  Frederic Back
Music director  Normand Roger
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Language  French/English
8.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Animation, Short, Drama
Screenplay  Jean Roberts
Country  Canada
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Release date  May 1987 (1987-05)
Based on  The Man Who Planted Trees  by Jean Giono
Writer  Jean Giono (story), Jean Roberts (translator: English version)
Cast  Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer
Similar movies  DragonHeart, Defiance, Feast, Paths of Glory, Mary and Gretel, Get a Horse!
Tagline  The story of one shepherd's long and successful singlehanded effort to re-forest a desolate valley.

The Man Who Planted Trees (French: L'homme qui plantait des arbres) is a 1987 Canadian short animated film directed by Frédéric Back. It is based on Jean Giono's short story The Man Who Planted Trees. This 30-minute film was distributed in two versions, French and English, narrated respectively by actors Philippe Noiret and Christopher Plummer, and produced by Radio-Canada.

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It is available on a Region 1 DVD, either on its own or with other animated films directed by Frédéric Back.

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The man who planted trees


Awards

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The film won the Academy Award (1988) for Best Animated Short Film. It also competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.

In 1994 it was voted number 44 of the 50 Greatest Cartoons of all time by members of the animation field.

References

The Man Who Planted Trees (film) Wikipedia
The Man Who Planted Trees (film) IMDb The Man Who Planted Trees (film) themoviedb.org


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