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Back, Frédéric 1924-

Overview
Works: 145 works in 289 publications in 5 languages and 1,770 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Pictorial works  Drama  Biography  Animated films  Short films  Juvenile works  Nature stories  History  Legends 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Illustrator, Creator, Film editor, Scenarist, Animator
Classifications: PQ2613.I57, 843.912
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Most widely held works by Frédéric Back
Inuit : glimpses of an Arctic past by David A Morrison ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 401 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."--BOOK JACKET
The man who planted trees by Jean Giono ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 361 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
The man who planted trees by Jean Giono ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a man, Elzeard Bouffier, who planted trees on land whch was dying because of a lack of vegetation
The man who planted trees L'homme qui plantait des arbres ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In narrated animation, this video tells the story of Elzeard Bouffler, who planted trees which subsequently flourished, changed the landscape and life of the place he lives
Academy award winners animated short films ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 76 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
The mighty river ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creative animation tells the history of the majestic St. Lawrence River
Le navigateur, roman by Jules Roy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1954 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inuit : les peuples du froid by Georges-Hébert Germain ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En huit chapitres, voici reconstituée la vie quotidienne des Inuit
L'homme qui plantait des arbres by Jean Giono ( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un bel album poétique et écologique superbement illustré: la renaissance d'une forêt
Eskimo : Geschichte, Kultur und Leben in der Arktis by David A Morrison ( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in German and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'homme qui plantait des arbres The man who planted trees by Frédéric Back ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Le Fleuve aux grandes eaux by Frédéric Back ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in French and Undetermined and held by 25 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
CRAC! by Ghylaine Paquin-Back ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in French and held by 25 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
Crac ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old-fashioned rocking chair, lovingly crafted from the trunk of a tall tree, links past values with modern progress in this animated tale
L'homme qui plantait des arbres by Frédéric Back ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indiqué sur la jaquette : "Un voyageur s'égare dans un coin perdu de la Haute Provence. Il rencontre Elzéar Bouffier, un berger solitaire qui, patiemment, en secret, reboise la montagne en semant des glands. Les années passent. Le pays désertique se transforme en terre promise."
Memories of earth ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 22 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
L'uomo che piantava gli alberi ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in Multiple languages and Undetermined and held by 20 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
L'animation à Radio-Canada un hommage à Frédéric Back = Radio-Canada animation : a tribute to Frederic Back ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in French and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A tribute to Frédérick Back's exceptional work, world renowned master of film animation"--Box
Le fleuve aux grandes eaux by Claude Villeneuve ( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in French and held by 16 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
Les bélugas, ou, L'adieu aux baleines by Pierre Béland ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 14 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]
 
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Alternative Names
Back, Frederic
Back Frederick 1924-2013
バック, フレデリック
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