< Back to main Festival page

The House of Snails La Casa de Caracol

  Macarena Astorga

  Spain, Peru, Mexico     104 minutes

Synopsis

In this wholly original take on the werewolf tale, novelist Antonio Prieto (Javier Rey) arrives at a remote mountain town in Southern Spain hoping to find peace and quiet to work on his next novel. Once there, he meets and falls for the alluring Berta (Paz Vega) and encounters an array of other eccentric citizens who find their way into his manuscript. But local color soon turns menacing when Antonio realizes the town is harboring a dark and terrifying secret, forcing him to question where reality ends and fiction begins.

 Spanish with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

In-Theater Screening

Sat, Oct 23 @ 9:00pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 4

Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 14 @ 12:00pm CDT to Oct 24 @ 11:59pm CDT in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin

Media

Film Credits

  •   Alvaro Ariza, Maria Luisa Gutierrez, Carlos Juarez
  •   Sandra Garcia Nieto
  •   Beatriz Colomar
  •   Javier Rey, Paz Vega, Norma Martinez, Carlos Alcantara
  •   Karin Zielinski
  •   Hippo Entertainment, Bowfinger International Pictures, Esto También Pasara, Basque Films, Tondero
  •   http://filmaxinternationalsales.com/film/the-house-of-snails

Sponsors

After Dark Sponsor

Logo: Dark Matter Coffee 125x125

Cultural Partner

Logo: Spain Arts & Culture 149x150