The Man Who Planted Trees (film)
|The Man Who Planted Trees|
|Directed by||Frédéric Back|
|Produced by||Frédéric Back
|Written by||Jean Roberts|
|Based on||The Man Who Planted Trees
by Jean Giono
|Narrated by||Philippe Noiret
|Edited by||Norbert Pickering|
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 novel 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.
It is available on a Region 1 DVD, either on its own or with other animated films directed by Frédéric Back.
In 1994, it was voted number 44 of the 50 Greatest Cartoons of all time by members of the animation field.
- Olivier Cotte (2007) Secrets of Oscar-winning animation: Behind the scenes of 13 classic short animations. (Making of '"The Man Who Planted Trees") Focal Press. ISBN 978-0-240-52070-4
- "The 60th Academy Awards (1988) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-16.
- "Festival de Cannes: Man Who Planted Trees". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-07-19.
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