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Director:
Writers:
Jean Giono (story) and
Jean Roberts (translator: English version)
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Release Date:
11 June 1988 (Japan) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The story of one shepherd's long and successful singlehanded effort to re-forest a desolate valley. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 8 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
beautiful, on film or video See more (36 total) »

Cast

 

Philippe Noiret ... Narrator

Christopher Plummer ... Narrator (voice: English version)

Directed by
Frédéric Back 
 
Writing credits
Jean Giono (story)

Jean Roberts  translator: English version

Produced by
Frédéric Back .... producer
Hubert Tison .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Normand Roger 
 
Film Editing by
Norbert Pickering 
 
Art Department
Frédéric Back .... designer
 
Sound Department
Michel Descombes .... sound re-recording mixer
André Gagnon .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Claude Lapierre .... animation camera operator
Jean Robillard .... animation camera operator
 
Animation Department
Frédéric Back .... animator
Lina Gagnon .... assistant animator
 
Music Department
Hervé Bibeau .... music recordist (as Hervé J. Bibeau)
Denis L. Chartrand .... music assistant
 
Other crew
Léo Faucher .... quality control
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"L'homme qui plantait des arbres" - Canada (original title)
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Runtime:
30 min
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Fernando Rey was the narrator voice for the Spanish dubbed version.See more »

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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
beautiful, on film or video, 7 February 2001
Author: chromo from San Francisco, CA, USA

"the man who planted trees" stunned me. it's been a long time since i cried with joy for an idea ... a very deep, satisfying spiritual experience.

i've wanted to see this movie since i read that TAKAHATA isao -- co-founder of studio ghibli, director of "grave of the fireflies," producer of MIYAZAKI hayao's works "nausicaa of the valley of wind" and "laputa: castle in the sky" -- takahata wrote a book about "the man who planted trees," he was so moved by it.

i'm not associated with them, but i think "direct cinema limited" distributes the video in the united states.

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