The Man Who Planted Trees (French: L'homme qui plantait des arbres) is a 1987 Canadian short animated film directed by Frédéric Back. It is based on the story of the same name by Jean Giono. This 30-minute short film was distributed in two versions - French and English - narrated respectively by noted actors Philippe Noiret and Christopher Plummer, and produced by Radio-Canada.
It is available on a Region 1 (American) DVD, either on its own or with other animated films directed by Frédéric Back.
It won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film, as well as several other awards that year.
It competed for the Short Film Palme d'Or at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.
In 1994, it was voted #44 of the 50 Greatest Cartoons of all time by members of the animation field.