- Original title
- Le Transperceneige
- Running time
- 126 min.
- South Korea
Bong Joon-ho, Kelly Masterson (Comic: Jean-Marc Rochette, Jacques Loeb)
Co-production South Korea-USA; Moho Films / Opus Pictures
Sci-Fi. Thriller. Action | Post-apocalyptic Future. Trains. Based on a Comic
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- Synopsis / Plot
- The story takes place in a world covered by ice and snow, and it centers on a train full of travelers struggling coexist while they continue to cling to familiar class structures. As is usually the case with these sorts of stories, it seems to be an exploration of human nature when pushed to the brink. Apparently Joon-ho has wanted to tackle this project since 2005, before he went on to make The Host. He hopes to start filming in 2011. Joon-ho mentioned that he was attracted to the darker aspects of the French graphic novel, but that his film won’t be a direct adaptation.
: Satellite Awards: 3 Nominations including Actress in a Supporting Role (Swinton)
: National Board of Review (NBR): Top Independent Films
: Critics Choice Awards: 3 Nominations including Supporting Actrees (Swinton)
2014: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Art Direction
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