1001 Animated Shorts You Must See - Part 9 (50 movies items)
"DIR: Rene Laloux
SUMMARY: When a group of snails feast on a gardener's huge plants, the snails in turn grow to an unusual size.
WHY IT'S HERE: Unlike his hauntingly strange first short 'Monkey's Teeth' or his subsequent feature 'Fantastic Planet', Rene Laloux's 'The Snails' is a film played for laughs. With a rudimentary but effective animation style enhanced by the great artwork, 'The Snails' follows the story of a farmer who discovers he can make his crops grow to enormous sizes by watering "