Así comienza el relato de Jean Giono, uno de los más bellos cantos de amor a la naturaleza. Es un breve cuento de fácil lectura, pero su sencillez no debe llamar a engaño, o como dejo dicho otro poeta "la sencillez es la grandeza". El relato de Giono alcanza esa grandeza, su mensaje es semilla potente si cae en terreno fértil, de hecho, y valga el ejemplo, ha sido motivo de inspiración para innumerables campañas de reforestación.
El hombre que plantaba árboles - 1ª parte
El hombre que plantaba árboles - 2ª parte
El hombre que plantaba árboles - 3ª parte
El hombre que plantaba árboles - 4ª parte
Probably many people have had a child, writing a book, planted a tree .... but, Who has planted a forest? This is a wonderful success story that lives the protagonist of this story, which not only planted a tree, but a whole forest ...
"For the character of a person actually reveal their exceptional qualities, we must have the good fortune of being able to observe their behavior for many years. If this is a performance devoid of selfishness if the principle that animates what is an unprecedented generosity, without any desire for reward, and if that approach, moreover, has left a visible imprint on the face of the earth, then we can not mistake. "
So begins the story of Jean Giono, one of the most beautiful songs of love for nature. It is a short story readable, but its simplicity should not be misled, or leave it as another poet said "simplicity is greatness." The story of Giono reaches that greatness, his message is powerful if seed falls on fertile ground, indeed, and worth the example, has been an inspiration to countless campaigns for reforestation. The story was carried into a film by Frederic Back, who harvested enough awards, including the Oscar for best short animation in 1988. Here the public short original English, and a version in Spanish narrated by Lara Lopez, speaker of Radio 3 and music by saxophonist Paul Winter ...
The man who planted trees - Part 1
The man who planted trees - Part 2
The man who planted trees - Part 3
The man who planted trees - Part 4
Relato completo en castellano: http://www.pinetum.org/GionoES.htm
Full Story in English: http://www.pinetum.org/GionoUK.htm