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The Man Who Planted Trees (L'Homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres) (1987)

The Man Who Planted Trees
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Starring
Philippe Noiret

Philippe Noiret

Narrator


Written by
Jean Giono

Jean Giono

(story)
Jean Roberts

Jean Roberts

translator: English version


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Description: The story of Elzeard Bouffier, a solitary shepherd who repairs the ruined ecosystem of a secluded valley in Provence, southern France by singlehandedly cultivating a forest over a thirty year period. Originally a book by Jean Giono, it was adapted into an animated short by Frederic Back in 1987. ... (more)
Release date: 11 June 1988
Canada (6), Animation (6), 1980s (6), Short (5), French (3), 1987 (2), Forest (2), Drama (2), Trees (2), Family (2), WWII (2), 1988 (2), Nature (1), Short Film (1), Tree (1), Sheep (1), Acorn (1), Bee (1), Oak (1), (1)
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"WINNER: The Man Who Planted Trees Other nominees: George and Rosemary Your Face MY CHOICE: 'The Man Who Planted Trees'. This was another fantastic year for the category. Alison Snowden was back, teaming up with David Fine for the sweetly simple love story 'George and Rosemary', about an elderly man who is trying to pluck up the courage to ask out the woman across the street. The film has a forceful charm and captivating attention to detail. Far from sweet but no less remarkable is Bill Plymp"


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