The Snails = Le'escargots

France, 1968

Film
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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.

Credits

production company

Societe des Films d'Art et de Culture

director
Duration

00:11:12:00

Production places
France
Production dates
1968

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009938

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Snails

Animation

Animation → Animated films - France

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Moral education

Short films

Short films → Short films - France

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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