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Frédéric Back (1924–2013)


Frédéric Back was born on April 8, 1924 in Saarbrücken, Germany. He is known for his work on The Man Who Planted Trees (1987), Crac (1980) and Le fleuve aux grandes eaux (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 19 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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The Man Who Planted Trees
The Man Who Planted Trees Art Department
(1987)
Crac
Crac Art Department
(1980)
Tout rien
Tout rien Director
(1978)

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 1987 The Man Who Planted Trees (Short) (designer)
 1980 Crac (Short) (draughtsman)
 1975 Illusion (Short) (cartoon figures)
 1967-1968 D'Iberville (TV Series) (miniature set artist - 39 episodes)
- Les honneurs de la guerre (1968) ... (miniature set artist)
- Le combat du Pélican (1968) ... (miniature set artist)
- Le jeu de bascule (1968) ... (miniature set artist)
- Une victoire trop facile (1968) ... (miniature set artist)
- Un coup dur (1968) ... (miniature set artist)
 1966 YUL 871 (sets - as Frederick Back)
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Frederick Back
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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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