• 8 10
  • 2022
  • 6min
  • Original Title: Bergtatt

This contemplative documentary dives beneath the surface to discover the unexpected parallels between human life and the humble beach snail, in a world where slow and steady tells a universal story.

  • Country: Norway
  • Original Title: Bergtatt

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Kino Otok - Isola Cinema International Film Festival/ Santiago del Estero Film Festival/ Imagine Science Film Festival/ Bergen International Film Festival/ Canberra Short Film Festival/ Exground Filmfest/ Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival/ Amarcort Film Festival/ Minimalen Short Film Festival/ Slamdance Film Festival/ West Nordic International Film Festival/ International Short Film Week/ Athens International Film and Video Festival/ UNDER_the_RADAR Festival/ Filmfest Dresden/ In the Palace International Short Film Festival/ Little Islands Festival/ Revolutions Per Minute Festival/ DOXS RUHR Festival

Busy - In the spirals of a shell and the rhythm of the human heart


This enchanting documentary transports viewers on a fascinating exploration of the unexpected parallels between human and beach snail behaviors, survival strategies, and social dynamics. By juxtaposing our complex societal interactions with the seemingly simple lives of these shoreline inhabitants, the film challenges conventional perceptions and reveals the profound interconnectedness of all life on Earth.


Through this unique lens, we are invited to consider how even the smallest creatures mirror aspects of our existence, highlighting an undeniable unity in diversity.

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