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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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Crac Director
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 1993 The Mighty River (Documentary short)
 1987 The Man Who Planted Trees (Short)
 1981 Crac (Short)
 1978 Tout rien (Short)
 1977 Taratata (Short) (uncredited)
 1975 Illusion (Short)
 1972 Inon (Short)
 1972 The Creation of Birds (Short) (uncredited)
 1970 Abracadabra (Short)
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He did the Stained glass mural in Montreal's Place des Arts metro station about the history of music in Montréal. See more »

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