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Planet of Snail

Not Rated In Theaters 07/25/2012 , 87min.
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Plot & Details

A wondrous documentary that's been winning over audiences around the world, 'Planet of Snail' is a journey into the life of a most extraordinary couple. Young-Chan is an accomplished poet who can no longer hear or see. He communicates with his wife through finger braille, a unique form of communication where words are tapped on each other's hands. They rely on one another completely; even simple domestic tasks require complex collaboration and everyday moments that most of us hardly notice become tender shared experiences. Combining breathtaking imagery with Young-Chan's personal writings, 'Planet of Snail' becomes a transfixing portrait of life on what seems like another planet, where touch communicates everything and love conquers all.
  • MPAA Rating: Not Rated
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Run Time: 87min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 07/25/2012
  • DVD Release Date: 02/12/2013
  • Distributor(s): Cinema Guild
  • Director(s): Yi Seung-Jun
  • Starring: Cho Youngchan , Young-Chan , Soon-Ho
  • Themes: Living With Disability
  • Tone: Deliberate,Intimate,Meditative,Understated,Elegant
  • Keywords: blindness [physical], disability, poetry, spine
  • Country of Origin: USA - Limited (07-25-2012)
  • Language: Korean

Tribeca Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Tribeca Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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