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43 Ratings

The Strategy of the Snail

La estrategia del caracol

Directed by Sérgio Cabrera
Colombia, Italy, 1993
Drama, Comedy


A lot of people live in an ocupated house; after many years of quiet living, the owner of the house wants them out. They try whatever they can to avoid being put out, without sucess. But one of them thinks of a way of saving, at least, their dignity.

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The Strategy of the Snail Directed by Sérgio Cabrera

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1994 | Winner: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury (Forum of New Cinema)

Goya Awards

1995 | Nominee: Best Spanish Language Foreign Film

Valladolid International Film Festival

1993 | Winner: Golden Spike

Havana Film Festival

1993 | 3 wins including: Best Music

1993 | 3rd place: Audience Award

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