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25 July 2012 (USA) See more »
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Young-Chan comes from planet of snail where deaf blind people live slow and quiet lives. When Young-Chan came to Earth... See more » | Add synopsis »
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3 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Directed by
Seung-jun Yi 
 
Produced by
Ken-Ichi Imamura .... co-producer
Gary Byung-Seok Kam .... producer
Min-Chul Kim .... producer (as Min Chul Kim)
Janne Niskala .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Seongki Min 
 
Cinematography by
Seung-jun Yi 
 
Film Editing by
Simon El Habre 
 
Sound Department
Sami Kiiski .... sound editor
Heikki Kossi .... foley artist
Jinyoung Lee .... boom operator
Jiyeon Park .... boom operator
Dongyeol Woo .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jinoh Bok .... additional photography
 
Other crew
Jinhee Kim .... production assistant
 

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Also Known As:
"Dalpaengee eui byeol" - Japan (original title)
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88 min
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Baby, I Love Your Way, 21 May 2013
Author: valis1949 from United States

PLANET OF SNAIL (dir. Yi Seung-jun) A touching and inspiring film about a special needs couple. Young-Chan has been deaf and blind since early childhood and is married to Soon-Ho who suffers from severe spinal damage and is just over three feet tall. The film documents their daily struggles to live, work, and entertain in their small apartment in Seoul, South Korea. The film is deliberately slow-moving (hence the title), yet undeniably emotionally potent. Even though it's fairly obvious that this couple has faced some very disturbing issues, the film chooses only to document the most basic and simple quotidian details of their lives, and this only makes them more resonant. Their collaboration to master the intricacies involved in replacing a bedroom fluorescent light fixture borders on the triumphant! Like nothing else. MUST SEE

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