The man who planted trees

The man who planted trees

L'homme qui plantait des arbres

DVD - 2002 | French
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Set in Provençal France between 1910 and 1945, an anonymous narrator tells of initially meeting, and his subsequent visits with, a taciturn shepherd named Elzéard Bouffier - the 'man who planted trees'. Bouffier, after his wife and child died, moved to a remote and barren area to tend sheep. Seeing the devastated land, he resolved to change it by planting trees. And he did so -- for forty years. The results of this unrecognized, patient, continual effort, were astonishing
Publisher: [Montreal, Quebec] : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; San Francisco, CA : Distributed by The Video Project, [2002]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Other Standard Identifier: 782410088495

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