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Mark Newton

Want a new and original film to get excited about? Well, can I suggest Snowpiercer from the acclaimed South Korean director ? Based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige, it sees , and battle it out on a train inhabited by the last survivors on Earth. Check out a new featurette (unfortunately with only Korean commentary) below:


Want to find out more, well check out this synopsis:

Snowpiercer is set in a future where, after a failed experiment to stop global warming, an Ice Age kills off all life on the planet except for the inhabitants of the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe and is powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. A class system evolves on the train but a revolution brews. The remaining populace aboard the train have been divided into strict social classes with the poorest at the back of the train and high society at the front. A revolution begins at the back that will not be deterred until it reaches the very front.

OK, so the premise brings up a lot of practical questions. What are they eating? Who's maintaining the trains tracks? And so on. Despite this, it certainly seems like an intriguing concept.

What do you think? Has Snowpiercer just made it on your 'one-to-watch' list? Let me know below.


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