Young-Chan lost his vision and hearing from a serious fever when very young. He often describes himself as a ‘snail’ since he has to rely only on his tactile senses, just as slowly as a snail, to communicate with others.
Best Feature-Length Documentary | IDFA, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2012
CAST & CREW
Kim Minchul, Gary Kam
Director of Photography
Yi Seung-jun, Woo Dongyeol, Lee Jinyoung, Park Jiyeon, Bok Jinoh
Simon El Habre, Yi Seung-jun
Based in Korea and directed documentaries since 1999. Made a lot of documentaries for Korean TV channels. Planet of Snail is his second feature length documentary film.
Breathing, in a Wasteland (2002), Like Wild Flower - Two Women's Story (2007), Children of God (2008), Planet of Snail (2011)