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. Starring a white-lipped forest snail (Neohelix albolabris). Woman played by Ariela Kuh, woman’s voice by Daryl Hannah. Adapted from the director’s nonfiction memoir of the same title (Algonquin Books/Workman), winner of the John Burroughs Medal Award for natural history.
Credits: Elisabeth Tova Bailey