The Exciting Life of a Tree (1999)

  |  Animation, Short

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This short chronicles the POV of a tree throughout centuries of human and animal events.


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8 April 2006 | el_monty_BCN
| One of Plympton's best!
Being a fan, and having seen a considerable amount of Bill Plympton's delightful output, I have to say that this apparently lesser-known work is one of my favourites. The vignettes that narrate a tree's long life through centuries contain a perfect mix of delicate and naughty humour, also elaborating on each other and adding layers to the story, and reaching a magnificent ending, the only one that it could have had, really.

From all the works of the Portland genius, it is this short gem that I find myself coming back to most often, and the experience is always a rewarding one. Highly recommended.

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Animation | Short


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22 November 2000



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