The Man Who Planted Trees

The Man Who Planted Trees is a wonderful animation of the fictional short story by the French writer Jean Giono about Elzéard Bouffier, a shepherd who single-handedly reforested a desolate region of France. The acclaimed film was directed by Frédéric Back.

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  1. This is wonderful! Thanks for sharing:).

  2. Did Ella watch it yet? :D

  3. I love this book/animated movie. We read and watched it in my Environmental Literature class in college. Such a great tale!

  4. So great!

  5. The story is really touching. But i came across a real example of tree planting man. Please see the video below. It is also very inspiring

    And thank you Swissmiss for inspiring and though provoking content on your website