An abandoned baby is repeatedly left on a series of doorsteps in a well to do community, only to be rejected by each in turn until the infant arrives at the one social group that shows any ... See full summary »
This film tells the story of a shepherd who repairs the ruined ecosystem of a secluded valley by single-handedly cultivating a forest over a thirty year period.Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"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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