La plante (1983) AKA The Plant


This short fiction has much to say about kindness, although without any dialogue. In a combination of live action and animation, we are introduced to a man who discovers a small plant hidden under the snow and takes it inside his house. The plant responds to his loving care with rather startling enthusiasm.

Directors: Thomas Vámos. AKA The Plant.
Writers: Thomas Vámos, Joyce Borenstein.
Stars: Ghyslain Tremblay.
Cinematographer: Thomas Vámos.
Composers: Pierre F. Brault, Michel Robidoux.

Animator: Joyce Borenstein.


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  1. September 13, 2023

    Title should be “La plante” (instead of “Le…”), as “plante” is feminine in French.
    Thanks for posting this. Haven’t seen it since I was a kid, but I loved it then.
    Ghyslain Tremblay was much loved in Québec, and a really swell guy.

    • Jon W.
      September 13, 2023

      Thank you, Christian! Just fixed it 🙂

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