Nov 29, 2012
'Planet of Snail' review: Get in touch with 'Planet'
One of the most remarkable on-screen love stories of the year is also one of the most unusual, and even happens to be true.
'Planet of Snail': Entering the world of a blind/deaf writer
'Planet of Snail,' a documentary directed by Yi Seung-jun. 89 minutes. Not rated; for mature audiences.
Review: Planet of Snail
Patience is a necessity in the lives of Young-chan, a man who's been deaf and blind from a young age, and his wife Soon-ho, a woman who despite her own physical challenges helps him accomplish tasks both modest and awe-inspiring. Witnessing their love story in South Korean director Yi Seung-jun's artfully conceived documentary at first takes some ... (more)
Film reviews: Berberian Sound Studio | A Few Best Men | Planet of Snail | Samsara
WITH his debut film Katalin Varga, Brit director Peter Strickland challenged most of the rules for low-budget British cinema by relocating to Transylvania to make a largely self-funded and resolutely artistic revenge movie that wilfully subverted most of tropes of the genre to the point where they were almost unrecognisable.