30' / 2015 / Poland
English and spanish subtitled
Audience vote 6.44
The French are outraged! Every other snail on their table comes from Poland. The snail industry is growing and Polish breeders are exporting their snails not only to France or Italy, they are also conquering China and Japan. The "snail coin" popularity convinces two friends, Andrzej and Konrad, to start their own farm that will bring them millions. They guide into the snail world secrets is Mr Grzegorz Skalmowski, a long-time expert also known as the "Snail King".
22nd Etiuda&Anima IFF, Kraków, Poland (2015) - Special Mention / 19th OFF Cinema IFF, Poznań, Poland (2015) / 22nd Minsk IFF "Listapad" - Diploma for Humorous Approach to Documentary Film Creation (2015) / 7th East Silver Market - Silver Eye Award, Jihlava, Czech Republic (2015) / 58th DOK.Leipzig - International Programme Short Film (2015) / 31st Warsaw Film Festival - Polish Short Films Panorama (2015) / 19th Rhode Island IFF (2015) / 25th La Rochelle International Documentary Film Festival „Sunny Side of the Doc” (2015) / 55rd Krakow Film Festival - Polish film competition (2015)
Grzegorz Szczepaniak (1984) - a debutante documentary filmmaker, he is a professional musician (guitar major, Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw) and film editor (Łódź Film School). His directing debut "Snails" was made as part of the DOK PRO program at WajdaSchool in Warsaw. The film was created under the artistic supervision of Vita Żelakeviciute, Marcel Łoziński and Jacek Bławut.
|Photography:||Daniel Wawrzyniak, Marek Kozakiewicz|
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