Breathtaking animation combines with rich language of author Jean Giono to create a beautiful and hopeful film about the environment and conservation.
The rich language of French author Jean Giono combines with the breathtaking artistry of illustrator/animator Frederic Back to tell this triumphant tale in which one man's indomitable spirit transforms a desolate land into a thriving garden of trees. Back's delicate pastels sweep readers into the solitary world of Elzeard Bouffier, a world in which one individual, undeterred by great wars and other setbacks, and without thought of reward, makes a significant difference. The Man Who Planted Trees is an inspiring parable for all ages.
Other credits: Societe Radio-Canada/DBD Directed by Frederic Back From the story by Jean Giono French Version Narrated by Pilippe Noiret English Version Narrated by Christopher Plummer Original music by Normand Roger Executive Producer: Hubert Tison