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The Man Who Planted Trees (L'Homme Qui Plantait Des Arbres) (1988)

The Man Who Planted Trees
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Starring
Philippe Noiret Philippe Noiret
Narrator


Written by
Jean Giono Jean Giono
(story)


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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
Tags: Short (6), Animation (6), Canada (5), 1980s (5), Trees (3), French (3), 1987 (2), Family (2), Drama (2), WWII (2), Forest (2), 1988 (1), Melodrama (1), (1), Sheep (1), Bee (1), WWI (1), Acorn (1), Oak (1), Nature (1)
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