Snowpiercer

Bong Joon-Ho

South Korean director and Oscar winner Bong Joon-ho (Parasite) made his international breakthrough feature with this visually stunning sci-fi film about a future where the last remaining humans on a frozen planet live aboard a train, the snowpiercer. Bong’s urgent film is both thrilling and entertaining.

Snowpiercer takes place in a future where a failed experiment for climate change resulted in the extiction of mankind on a earth, apart from the lucky few aboard the train. Within the train, a new class system arises. The poor live under poor conditions, and are constantly being watched by armed guards. For a long time, they take their daily life for granted. But when one of them stands up against the guards, a revolution starts.

Snowpiercer is the Chosen by pick by director Martin Koolhoven.

Credits

Subtitles
NL
Director
Bong Joon-Ho
Country
South Korea, United States
Type
Fiction
Duration
125 minutes
Themes
ecology & environment
Year
2013