L'homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres
English Title: The Man Who Planted TreesL'homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres (The Man Who Planted Trees) (1987) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical ShortShort
- Société Radio-Canada, CBC French
- Distributed by: National Film Board of Canada
- Cartoon Characters: Elzeard Bouffier.
- Voice Actors: Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer.
- Directed By Frédéric Back.
- Produced By Frédéric Back.
- Animated By Frédéric Back.
- Written By Jean Giono.
- Awards: Academy Award Winner, Best Short Film (Animated), 1988, Grand Prix (tied), Frédéric Back, Annecy International Animated Film Festival, 1987; more Awards ...
- Editor: Norbert Pickering.
- Originally Released in December of 1987 (Estimate).
- Originally Released Theatrically.
- Running Time: 30 minutes.
The true story of one shepherd's long and successful single-handed effort to reforest a desolate valley. Shepherd Elzeard Bouffier is a man of few words, but of great determination: he plants and nurtures a forest of thousands of oak trees, changing his arid... (more)
Cartoon Production Information:
Though released theatrically, it did air in the PBS series Long Ago & Far Away on April 15, 1989. "I will share this universal symbol with all the women and men who plant trees and hope, and work so hard to protect forests, wildlife, the health... (more)
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