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Frédéric Back (1924–2013)

Frédéric Back was born on April 8, 1924 in St. Arnuald, France. He is known for his work on The Man Who Planted Trees (1987), Crac (1981) and The Mighty River (1993). He was married to Ghylaine Paquin. He died on December 24, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1993 The Mighty River (Documentary short)
 1987 The Man Who Planted Trees (Short)
 1981 Crac (Short)
 1980 Tout rien (Short)
 1979 Taratata (Short) (uncredited)
 1975 Illusion (Short)
 1972 Inon (Short)
 1972 The Creation of Birds (Short) (uncredited)
 1970 Abracadabra (Short)
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Worked from 1952 at Radio-Canada in Montréal in the decoration department making models of ships and villages for the 'D'Iberville' and other series. Also worked from 1962 in the animation department of that public TV and made shorts that won Oscars and other prizes. See more »

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