Man Who Planted Trees, The (L'Homme Qui Plantait des Arbres)

  • 1987 ----- color ----- 30 min ----- vhs///
  • (Produced by Societe Radio-Canada/CBC) Presents a triumphant testament to one man's indomitable spirit. Shepherd Elzeard Bouffier is a man of few words but great determination: single-handedly he plants and nurtures a forest of thousands of oak trees, changing his arid surroundings into a thriving oasis. A film by Frederic Back. (Academy Award, 1987: Best Animated Short)
  • Topics: (Biography, Canadian Studies, Motion Pictures: Animation)