The Man Who Planted Trees ()

directed by Frédéric Back
featuring Philippe Noiret, Christopher Plummer

Show Synopsis

Academy Award-winning animator Frédéric Back adapts acclaimed author Jean Giono's inspirational tale of the difference a single determined person can make in the world when they put their mind and body to the task. A solitary shepherd selflessly determines to transform his barren surroundings into a thriving oasis against all odds and for the betterment of future generations. As each day passes and the tireless shepherd sows his seeds and acorns across the land, his sparse surroundings are eventually transformed into a lush ...


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Mar 3, 2011

Stunning Art Video with Engaging Story

Absolutely a must-see, a fabulous gift. For all ages. Incredible story about one human being restoring a desolate area in France. Not at all typical animation--eye-popping scenes, slightly impressionistic: gorgeous colors, matching the changing moods of the story, folding into one another. The story is narrated. Beautiful. Uplifting. Subtle social commentary. Brief.

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