The Snails = Le'escargots

France, 1968

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An animated story about man’s inability to learn from his mistakes. A market gardener’s plants are dying and his tears revive the plants, but snails quickly appear, consume his crop, and become mammoths. They move about destroying all, but the city is rebuilt and the cycle begins again.



Rene Laloux

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Societe des Films d'Art et de Culture





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