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Roger, Normand

Overview
Works: 41 works in 78 publications in 2 languages and 195 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Animated films  Short films  Biography  Personal narratives‡vNorwegian  Folklore  Fiction  Humor  History 
Roles: Composer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997.5, 791.43
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Publications about Normand Roger
Publications by Normand Roger
Most widely held works by Normand Roger
Cauchemar à l'école Nightmare at school ( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Wordless animated short film about a young boy's anxiety over giving a classroom presentation and how he overcame this fear
L'homme qui plantait des arbres The man who planted trees by Frédéric Back( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 25 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
No problem ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Animated short film about a lonely bachelor wrestling with: his primal urges, his self-image, his failures with the opposite sex, and his plans to date the last entry in his little black book
Isabelle au bois dormant Sleeping Betty by Claude Cloutier( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in No Linguistic Content and French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Drawn in Indian ink, this animation sets the Perrault classic in Claude Cloutier's disjointed, anachronistic and playful universe."--Container
The man who planted trees by Jean Giono( visu )
3 editions published in 1987 in French and English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The story of a man who plants trees and nurtures an oak forest, changing barren surroundings to an oasis
L'homme qui plantait des arbres by Frédéric Back( visu )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in French and held by 10 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."
Le Fleuve aux grandes eaux by Frédéric Back( visu )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in French and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A la fois chant d'amour et hommage à un géant tranquille, ce film d'une rare poésie raconte, à travers l'histoire du Saint-Laurent, celle de tous les fleuves du monde, mais aussi l'histoire de la vie qui naît, éclate au grand jour, puis souffre sous les effets de la pollution
La boîte ( visu )
6 editions published in 1990 in Undetermined and French and held by 6 libraries worldwide
L'homme qui plantait des arbres by Jean Giono( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Un berger paisible et solitaire consacre sa vie à faire renaître une forêt dans une contrée aride et désolée
Lord of the sky by Ludmila Zeman( visu )
5 editions published in 1995 in Undetermined and French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
An animated environmental parable that deals with the issues of environmental protection and living in harmony with nature. Shows a young Indian boy who journeys to the spirit world to find the Lord of the Sky, the only one who can save his village from the darkness resulting from their ecological carelessness
Through My Thick Glasses ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"An old man tells his granddaughter his personal story of the Second World War. Brimming with strange characters, his tale conjures up a world beyond the girl's comprehension. The war machine, fighting and horror take on a new meaning behind her thick glasses."
Un long sortilège by Françoise Hartmann( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in Undetermined and French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Conte médiéval en compagnie d'une petite fille, Flora, qui va s'efforcer de délivrer une princesse et son cheval d'un sort jeté par un sorcier
Une famille pour Maria A Family for Maria ( visu )
4 editions published in 1992 in Undetermined and No Linguistic Content and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Ce film d'animation traitant d'adoption à l'étranger insiste sur les problèmes d'adaptation de l'enfant. Il permet aux 5 à 8 ans de prendre connaissance des difficultés qu'éprouvent les enfants abandonnés des pays en voie de développement. Dans Une famille pour Maria/A Family for Maria, l'amour triomphe de l'insécurité d'une petite fille qui quitte l'Amérique latine pour se joindre à une famille nord-américaine
The sand castle Château de sable ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Filmed in a tabletop sandbox, shows animated characters as they are created out of sand and as they perform various functions and get into mischief until the wind destroys their world. This Academy Award winner stresses the importance of cooperation and leadership in team work
Illusion ? ( visu )
in Undetermined and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Crac ( visu )
2 editions published in 1981 in No Linguistic Content and French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Traces the passage of time in Québec from settlement to the present by following the fate of a rocking chair from its origins as a tree, through the various families who used it, to its present life in an art museum. Without narration; soundtrack consists of folk music and folk songs sung in French
Sabina by Katherine Li( visu )
2 editions published in 1992 in French and English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
After reading Anais Nin's prose poetry, Li created 5,000 drawings to produce this piece of animation
Elephantrio ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An elephant tells three stories about a magic egg
Le vieillard et l'enfant ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
During the hot, slow Manitoba summer of 1935, a unique friendship blossoms between an old man and a child
Waseteg ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"Waseteg is the story of a young Mi'kmaq girl whose name means "the light from the dawn." A short film about dreams, courage, identity, creation and embracing our elders"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Roger Norman
Languages
French (23)
English (11)
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