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Back, Frédéric 1924-2013

Overview
Works: 174 works in 402 publications in 8 languages and 2,008 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short films  Animated films  Pictorial works  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Juvenile works  Folklore  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Illustrator, Restager , Interviewee, Artist, pmn, Creator, Author, Scenarist, Film editor, Animator
Classifications: PQ2613.I57, 843.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frédéric Back
The man who planted trees = L'homme qui plantait des arbres by Jean Giono( Visual )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In narrated animation, tells the story of Elzéard Bouffler, who planted trees which subsequently flourished, changed the landscape and life of the place he lived
Inuit : glimpses of an Arctic past by David A Morrison( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In eight chapters and with over 225 photographs and original illustrations, this book provides a fascinating and colourful view of the history and traditional culture of the Inuit."--Jacket
The man who planted trees by Jean Giono( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The timeless story of a solitary shepherd who spent his life working anonymously to reforest Provence, France, and by doing so revitalized the land and the people who lived there. Includes interview with filmmaker Frédéric Back who created an animated version of the story.--Résumé de l'éditeur
The world's greatest animation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of Academy Award-winning and nominated animated films made between 1978 and 1990
Academy award winners : animated short films( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sundae in New York: a "clay chorus" including Frank Sinatra, Rodney Dangerfield and Woody Allen. Crac!: a vivid glimpse at the whimsical life of a rocking chair. Munro: puts a little boy into this man's army with unique results. The hole: a telling and clever conversation on a New York street. Moonbird: a magical nocturnal adventure. Closed Mondays: a drunk wanders into an art museum, which comes to life before your eyes
Inuit : les peuples du froid by Georges-Hébert Germain( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in French and English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publie en collaboration avec: Musee canadien des civilisations. Di-rection scientifique de David Morrisson
The navigator by Jules Roy( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citlivě zachycený příběh člena posádky vojenského letounu uprostřed druhé světové války. Při katastrofě letounu jediný si zachrání život, projde těžkými duševními stavy, najde lásku ženy, je neprávem obviňován z nedostatečného
The mighty river( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative animation tells the history of the majestic St. Lawrence River
Eskimo Geschichte, Kultur und Leben in der Arktis by David Alexander Morrison( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'homme qui plantait des arbres e man who planted trees by Frédéric Back( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un marcheur fatigué parcourt la montagne à la recherche d'une source ou d'un puis. II rencontre un berger paisible et solitaire, qui l'accueille et dont il découvre l'activité surprenante dans cette région désertique, il plante des arbres; cent, mille, dix mille, cent mille arbres. Le voyageur le quitte le lendemain et poursuit sa route. Après avoir connu les horreurs de la guerre de 1914, il revient chaque année et en 1945, après la seconde guerre mondiale, revoit pour la dernière fois le berger. H est toujours là, infatigable et serein.Mais le désert n'est plus.Dans ces régions arides, situées à 1300 m d'altitude, des forêts magnifiques ont ralenti la coure du vent, retenu l'eau, fait renaître la vie. Et tout cela grâce à la tranquille persévérance d'un seul homme."
Crac by Frédéric Back( Visual )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colorful pastel animation, accompanied by French Canadian folk music, is used to trace the life of a rocking chair from its creation, to place of honor in the home of a Quebec family and finally, its exhibition at a museum of modern art
CRAC! by Ghylaine Paquin-Back( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in French and Japanese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un texte poétique raconte les aventures sentimentales d'une chaise berçante fabriquée à même le bois d'un merisier. Des mots, des illustrations expriment la vie d'un peuple, d'une époque, évoquent "une petite histoire familiale vécue, une synthèse d'anecdotes et de souvenirs d'Alsace, de Bretagne, mariés à ceux du Québec". Livre inspiré d'un film d'animation "Crac" qui se mérite un Oscar à Hollywood en 1982
Le fleuve aux grandes eaux by Frédéric Back( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dessin animé poétique racontant l'histoire du fleuve Saint-Laurent, les richesses qu'il recèle ainsi que ceux qui ont peuplé et peuplent toujours ses rives et menacent sa fragilité
The man who planted trees : also featuring, Every child. Mobile( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who planted trees: ... a lone shepherd single-handedly reforests a desolate valley, showing the far-reaching effect one dedicated individual can have ; Every child: Produced to celebrate the International Year of the Child ... Fedorenko's touching story about a nameless baby who is passed from house to house powerfully illustrates the U.N. principle that every child is entitled to a name and a nationality ; Mobile: At the edge of society, a cow tips the balance of destiny, with more than trivial results"--Container
Le fleuve aux grandes eaux by Claude Villeneuve( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

UNe évocation, par le texte et l'image, du Saint-Laurent, de son histoire, des peuples qui vivent sur ses rives, du commerce qui s'y fait, de la qualité de ses eaux, de sa faune et de sa flore. Intérêt artistique et documentaire
L'uomo che piantava gli alberi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Multiple languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante una delle sue passeggiate in Provenza, Jean Giono ha incontrato una personalità indimenticabile: un pastore solitario e tranquillo, di poche parole, che provava piacere a vivere lentamente, con le pecore e il cane. Nonostante la sua semplicità e la totale solitudine nella quale viveva, quest'uomo stava compiendo una grande azione, un'impresa che avrebbe cambiato la faccia della sua terra e la vita delle generazioni future
Memories of Earth( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intrigued by this ancient Haida legend, animation filmmaker Frédéric Back goes to Haida Gwaii - the Queen Charlotte Islands off the coast of British Columbia. With James Hart, world-renowned sculptor and chief of the Eagle Clan, he explores the islands, seeking traces of the the past enshrined in the Earth. For over ten thousand years, the Haida have understood and interpreted nature through their culture, art and mythology. Like the great raven who freed the light, they seek to free the spirit of the past so that it can teach us to protect the land of the ancestors and the surrounding ocean. This film mixes live images and animation, and is complimented by an evocative soundrack
Crac! : also featuring, Dimanche. The silence beneath the bark( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dimanche: This animated short is a love letter to children's imagination. After church, a family gathers at grandma and grandpa's. It's a Sunday like any other, except for the factory closing that has the grown-ups worried. As usual, a young boy chases away his boredom by playing with coins on the railroad tracks. He finds, to his surprise, that there are amazing sides to some coins. This animated fable for the whole family shows us how important it is to see life through a child's eyes, even on a grey Sunday afternoon
Les bélugas, ou, L'adieu aux baleines by Pierre Béland( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les hommes, le fleuve et les bľugas sont les protagonistes de cet essai qui se lit comme un roman. L'auteur met l'accent sur l'histoire des bľugas au fil des sic̈les et en dťaille les principales caractřistiques. Le tout est rehauss ̌d'une vingtaine de dessins de Frďřic Back. [SDM]
L'animation à Radio-Canada un hommage à Frédéric Back = Radio-Canada animation : a tribute to Frédéric Back( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Résumé: Ce coffret propose les chefs d'oeuvres du cinéaste d'animation qui ont été salués aux quatre coins du monde. L'ensemble est enrichi, entre autres, d'entretiens et de commentaires de Frédéric Back et de son producteur Hubert Tison. [SDM]
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Inuit : glimpses of an Arctic pastInuit : les peuples du froid
Alternative Names
Back, Fred 1924-2013

Back, Frédéric

Back, Frédéric, 1924-2013

Back Frederick 1924-2013

Frédéric Back Canadees filmregisseur

Frédéric Back Canadian animator

Frédéric Back kanadischer Animator

Frédéric Back regista e artista canadese

Фредерик Бак

바크, 프레데릭 1924-2013

프레더릭 백

バック, フレデリック

バック, フレデリック 1924-2013

フレデリック・バック

弗雷德里克·貝克

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The man who planted treesInuit : les peuples du froid