When a woman is bedridden by a mysterious pathogen, a forest snail unexpectedly takes up residence on her nightstand. Together, the woman and snail share an intimate journey of survival and resilience. Their captivating and graceful explorations expand the boundaries of the bedroom. An intimate and surprising live action story. Adapted from the award-winning nonfiction memoir of the same title. Starring a white-lipped forest snail (Neohelix albolabris). Woman by Ariela Kuh, woman’s voice by Daryl Hannah, written and adapted by Elisabeth Tova Bailey.

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating

2019 US 15 min
Festival Year: 2019
Types: Narrative, Short
Topic: Arts and Environment