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    Watch: Touching Trailer for Award-Winning Documentary 'Planet of Snail'

    Seung-Jun Yi's documentary "Planet of Snail" has been making waves on the festival circuit this year and last by nabbing awards at both The International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam and at Silverdocs.  The film tells the love story between a South Korean blind and deaf ...

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    Criticwire at Tribeca: The Top Films and Performances Poll

    We asked our Criticwire members at Tribeca for the best films and performances from the past two weeks. There wasn't a runaway winner in any category, but we still learned a little bit about the festival.

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    Criticwire Critics Rank Tribeca; 'Yossi,' 'Planet of Snail' Among Standouts

    Unlike this year's Sundance, where “Beasts of the Southern Wild” cemented its status as the Sundance feel-good after seemingly everyone got behind it early, the Tribeca Film Festival program has divided critics. Rather than one film catching the attention of the masses, the reviews f...

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    Film Forum Announces Summer Premieres Preview

    Film Forum, one of NYC's finest art houses, has announced its Summer premieres slate. Highlights include Andrei Zvyagintsev's "Elena," Matthew Akers' "Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present," and Mads Matthiesen's "Teddy Bear." Full preview re...

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    Cinema Guild snatches US Rights to Korean Disability Love Story 'Planet of Snail'

    The Cinema Guild has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Seung-jun Yi's "Planet of Snail," which took the took the top prize at last year's IDFA. The film follows Young-Chan who is both deaf and blind as he falls in love with a woman, Soon-Ho. The film documents the blossomi...

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    Seung-Jun Yi On His IDFA Award Winning "Planet of Snail"

    Seung-Jun Yi's doc "Planet of Snail" was the big winner at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), taking the festival's top prize this past weekend.

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    "Planet of Snail" Takes Top IDFA Prize

    The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) handed out its prizes Friday evening, with South Korean director Seung-Jun Yi’s "Planet of Snail" taking the Best Feature-Length Documentary prize. The Special Jury Award went to "5 Broken Cameras" (Palestine/Isr...

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