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L'homme qui plantait des arbres

L'homme qui plantait des arbres
The Man Who Planted Trees

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  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

With all his knowledge and love for the country, the author tells us how a man devoted himself to giving life to a desert landscape. This is a homage to the man's hard work, his patience and generosity which however neither stop wars nor failure.

Award in Annecy

  • Grand Prix (ex æquo) (1987)
  • Audience's Award (1987)
  • CANAL+ Award (1987)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: L'homme qui plantait des arbres

    Directed by: Frédéric BACK

    Country: Canada

    Year of production: 1987

    Running time: 30 min

  • Technique


    Techniques used: drawing on paper (pencil, pastel)

    Process: Colour

  • Credits

    Directed by: Frédéric BACK

    Production: CBC - RADIO-CANADA

    Distribution: LES FILMS DU PARADOXE

    Based on: "L’homme qui plantait des arbres", Jean Giono

    Script: Frédéric Back

    Graphics: Frédéric Back

    Animation: Frédéric Back, Linda Gagnon

    Camera: Claude Lapierre, Jean Robillard

    Music: Normand Roger

    Sound: Michel Descombes

    Editing: Norbert Pickering

    Voice: Philippe Noiret