It turns out that the remnants of humanity aboard the snowpiercer train might not be the only humans to have survived the worldwide calamity that froze the earth centuries ago. In this scifi epic from director bong joon ho the host, mother, a failed globalwarming experiment kills off most life on the planet. Praise was primarily directed towards its vision, direction, and performances, particularly evanss and swintons. Jan 10, 2018 snowpiercer is well on its way to television tnt has ordered the adaption of the 20 film to series, variety reports. Jun 27, 2014 the host stars kangho song and ah sung ko reteam with joonho to play a pair of great foils for curtis. Extreme makeover edition, also known as the snowpiercer. Update titan to release snowpiercer, the comic that. Thread of lies is about a 14 yearold girl who commits suicide, leaving behind a mother and a sister. The film is based on the french graphic novel le transperceneige by jacques lob, benjamin. Snowpiercer came out without much fanfare in 20 but has since become a bit of a. Though the movie is considered south korean because its production companies are, the film only has two south korean actors in itsong kangho and go ah sung.
Snowpiercer chris evans anatomy of a movie popcorn talk. Initially planned for a limitedscreen showing in the united states, the critical response to. In snowpiercer, curtis chris evans and yona ah sung ko are trying to fight their way to the front of a train that is cruelly class segregated. She is an actress, known for snowpiercer 20, the host 2006 and poongmooneuro deuleotso 2015. The director is a man named bong joonho, and the movie is completely produced by south koreans. Her physique doesnt seem to change much from the host era but her acting ability certainly is. I can report that snowpiercer works brilliantly, the sum of extremely disparate parts that adds up to cinematic excellence. Paeksang arts award for most popular actress in film nomination for go ah sung. Titan comics announced today that they will be releasing an english translation of the book in two volumes, the first of which is slated for a january 29th release. Go ah sung discusses her performance in office and reflects on. The nations release the substance cw7 with the intention of controlling the global warning, but accidentally it results in another ice age destroying earth. The host and mother director bong joon hos english language debut, snowpiercer, is out in south korea in august, with a north american release sometime after that, probably. Also, i didnt think ko ahsung was the proper choice for her character as the clairvoyant drug addict. Jul 01, 2014 the best thing about south korean writerdirector bong joonhos first englishlanguage movie, snowpiercer, is everything in it thats not american.
In snowpiercer, curtis chris evans and yona ahsung ko are trying. The science fiction fable was inspired by a french graphic novel and. In this aom show, hosts phil svitek, sara stretton and stephen lemieux discuss snowpiecer which is a 20 south korean science fiction action film based on t. Was snowpiercer worth the battle for the directors. How to watch parasite, snowpiercer, okja, and bong joon ho. Jun 27, 2014 the story behind bong joonhos snowpiercer is almost as exhilarating and as nailbiting as the movie itself. There is only one snowpiercer cut, as harvey weinsteins plan to trim the movie by 20 min never came to fruition. The epic dystopian scifi, based on a french graphic novel, is bongs first. In a harsh, uncompromisingly cold future where earth has succumbed to. Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for. Another comic book has been turned into one of the most original films ever made. This is a very grown up hunger games, with more to say and saying it in a much more enlightening and enriching way.
Terminus is the third and final volume in the snowpiercer trilogy. Jun 26, 2014 chris evans, tilda swinton and octavia spencer in snowpiercer radiustwc snowpiercer. Snowpiercer 20 online subtitrat in romana gratis hd. Beautifully conceived, beautifully shot, beautifully realised. This was followed by major roles in snowpiercer 20, thread of lies. So its a simple little tale of the oppressed overcoming their oppressors and as they make it from the rear of the train to the front we are taken on a surreal journey of train life complete with a car full of swimming pools, a car that is a walk through aquarium and others as each car. How to watch parasite, snowpiercer, okja, and bong joon hos other movies. The movie takes place aboard the snowpiercer train, operating on a globespanning track, carrying the last remnants of humanity after an attempt at climate engineering in order to stop global warming has unintentionally. Pretty much the definition of a pageturner, this comic book has not aged at all, and deserves to be on the shelf of any comic book fan. Snowpiercer, south korean filmmaker bong joonhos liberal adaptation of the french comic book of the same name, looks at the survivors of a populationdecimating crisis trapped in the title train by fierce subarctic temperatures.
Bong joonhos snowpiercer envisions a postapocalyptic world on a train, where. The only survivors live in the train snowpiercer which is driven by a perpetual motion engine created by the millionaire wilford that lives in the engine part. Now in the year 2031, life on earth is barren except on the train snowpiercer. In snowpiercer, a neverending train ride and a society badly off. This was followed by major roles in snowpiercer 20, thread of lies 2014 and office 2015, as well as the tv dramas master of study 2010 and heard it through the grapevine 2015. Written by jacques lob and drawed by jeanmarc rochette in 1984, the snowpiercer is what we can call a highconcept, humanity trapped in a train in order to survive a.
Ed harris jamie bell octavia spencer alison pill ewen bremner song kangho luke pasqualino steve park kenny doughty kojo asiedu go ah sung paul lazar vlad ivanov clark middleton. If you go outside a little bit there is a place similar to seoul, but it feels like it is a pretty set that has been made for the tourists. She is taken captive and curtis, namgoong, tanya, yona go ahsung, andrew ewen bremner and grey luke pasqualino continue on with mason as a hostage. Jun 27, 2014 the scifi thriller snowpiercer, directed by bong joonho and scheduled to be released on june 27, imagines the world in an ice age where the last members of the human race live on a train. Snowpiercer, the south korean directed science fiction thriller based on a french graphic novel and starring chris evans, was shot in 2012. Kangho song and ahsung ko portray the agents of change.
Instead, it often diverts our attention with a motley crew of supporting characters along the way, including the awkwardly authoritarian mason tilda swinton, security specialist namgoong minsu song kangho and his daughter yona go ah sung, yellowclad enigma claude emma levie, a peppy schoolteacher alison pill, and countless others. Trailer released for the upcoming korean movie snowpiercer. For science fiction roles like snowpiercer, even though it is fictional, i acted naturally. Here we get introduced to minsu song kangho and his daughter yona go ah sung. Song is all oldschool hollywood cool as namgoong, while ko is all plucky and cute as yona, often creating a humorous juxtaposition to the many horrific circumstances our heroes face along the way. Go was four years old when she appeared in her first commercial, and at thirteen, she began her acting career in the kbs childrens program oolla boolla blue jjang. Bong joonho lied to harvey weinstein for this reason and we. The movie takes place aboard the globespanning snowpiercer train which holds the last remnants of humanity after an attempt at climate engineering in order to stop global warming has unintentionally created a new snowball. Downplayed with go ah sung, who was 19 playing 17yearold yona.
Snowpiercer is a 20 film set in a future where a failed climatechange experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. Jul 29, 2014 director bong joonho breaks down snowpiercers ending. Kangho song and ah sung ko portray the agents of change. When most people think of films based on graphic novels laymen still refer to them as the pejorative comic book, although a graphic novel is technically a subbranch of the genre they think of watchmen, the dark knight, kickass or maybe even the walking dead.
I will seek out their work in future because charisma on that scale is rare. In snowpiercer, the train trip to end all train trips the new york. With her icy blockbuster snowpiercer set to blow later this year, the countrys. Snowpiercer offers a look at tv adaptation with teaser. The film chronicles the events 17 years after a failed experiment called cw7 screwed up the earths weather resulting in a new ice age that killed all life on the planet except for a. Chris evans and go ah sung arent happy with their lives on the train. Ahsung ko, one of the stars of snowpiercer, stops by to chat on the 2014 laff red carpet. Ko asung was born on august 10, 1992 in seoul, south korea. Snowpiercer is an unusual, modern science fiction film. Movie of the year, at least so far the 99 percent fight back aboard a train to nowhere, in a dazzling.
In a future where a failed globalwarming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetualmotion engine. It starred a wide range of actors from all across the world, such as chris evans, song kangho, tilda swinton, john hurt, octavia spencer, jamie bell, go ah sung, and ed harris. Introducing ko ahsung, koreas coolest film star dazed. Dont get me wrong she also superb in host, but it always nice to know an actoractress constantly develop their acting ability as they age, not just stagnant. Chris evans and ko ahsung in snowpiercer, about survivors of a. In order to get past the doors leading to the different compartments, they enlist the help of namgoon minsu song kang ho, a prisoner who designed the trains mechanism and his clairvoyant daughter yona go ah sung. In snowpiercer, the train trip to end all train trips the. Is often compared to elysium for its dystopian setting and haves versus havenots plot. A pub i like there has no aspect of that it is the honest, original appearance of prague. The films other starts include chris evans, tilda swinton, john. Go ah sung, jamie bell, ewen bremner, john hurt, tilda swinton, octavia spencer, and ed harris. Tochter yona ahsung ko uberraschenderweise passende winterschuhe. Rebels realize that getting to the engine is not as easy as they imagined it to be.
Go ah sung, and alison pill also star in the film, which received critical acclaim when it debuted. Paeksang arts award for best film director, received by bong joonho. The story behind bong joonhos snowpiercer is almost as exhilarating and as nailbiting as the movie itself. Was snowpiercer worth the battle for the directors cut. The scene serves as a great catalyst for a rebellion, and so curtis and edgar jamie bell, his right hand man, lead the others past the last train car and into the jail cell car. Snowpiercer is an action thriller inspired by the french graphic novel le transperceneige which director boon joon ho read in a comic book store in korea. Its in english, its full of american actors, it has all the trappings of a summer effects flick, yet the best parts are the ones youd never find in an american movie, and theyre the ones that kept me entertained. Population go this is a thrilling postapocalyptic tale that draws you in and never lets go. Based on the french graphic novel le transperceneige, the film was a 20 science fiction movie by south korean director bong joonho. In the prologue, humanity decides to deal with all the shit in the air by putting even more shit in the air which fucks everything. Snowpiercer involves a lot of subtext and social commentary considering its inherent social caste system, how could it not. Go ah sung to star in thread of lies 20718, source actress go ah sung is starring as kim heeaes daughter in thread of lies.
Tilda swinton said that prague has the atmosphere that almost makes it feels like the city is fake. As for kangho song and go ah sung what astonishingly talented actors. In the nottoodistant future, the last survivors of a cataclysmic new ice age ride a powerful locomotive known as the snowpiercer. Jun 29, 2014 in snowpiercer, curtis chris evans and yona ah sung ko are trying to fight their way to the front of a train that is cruelly class segregated. After jacques lobs death in 1990, legrand continued the snowpiercer series with a twopart sequel, collected by titan in a single second volume. Taeyang and 4minute, meet snowpiercer actress ko ahsung and take a look at. Snowpiercer is both a scifi blockbuster and a true. Snowpiercer is a 20 science fiction action film based on the french graphic novel le. Snowpiercer is a postapocalyptic science fiction film directed by south korean director bong joonho, produced by park chan wook, and starring chris evans, song kangho, go ah sung, tilda swinton, john hurt, ed harris, octavia spencer, luke pasqualino, and jamie bell among others. Originally published in french, this marks the first time that snowpiercer will be available in english. As for kangho song and go ahsung what astonishingly talented actors. Snowpiercer is both a scifi blockbuster and a true original, for better or worse. According to nuclear scientists, it is actually possible to create the snowpiercer train in reallife using nuclear fusion. Snowpiercer the transperceneige bluray limited steelbook.
The show will feature a huge ensemble cast made up of jennifer connelly. Go ahsung born 10 august 1992 is a south korean actress. The graphic novel was first published in 1982 under the title le transperceneige, and later retitled the escape. The survivors exist on snowpiercer, a hightech train circling the earth in perpetual.
Music snowpiercer is a musical album of marco beltrami. She began her career as a child actress, notably in 2006 topgrossing blockbuster the host. Earth freezes and the few surviving humans board the polar express. I honestly cant say how impressed i am that titan has managed to finally get this volume translated. Fright exclusive interview with snowpiercers song kangho and ko ahsung. Jun 27, 2014 director bong joonho discusses his snowpiercer inspirations, goals. Snowpiercer chris evans anatomy of a movie youtube. So its a simple little tale of the oppressed overcoming their oppressors and as they make it from the rear of the train to the front we are taken on a surreal journey of train life complete with a car full of swimming pools, a car that is a walk through aquarium and others as each car is richer as they move forward. I purchased snow piercer after finding out that it was the original source for the movie of the same name.
They travel through several luxurious cars and arrive at a classroom, where the teacher alison pill expounds to the children and the rebels on the greatness of wilford and his sacred. Chris evans john hurt tilda swinton ed harris jamie bell octavia spencer alison pill ewen bremner song kangho luke pasqualino steve park kenny doughty kojo asiedu go ahsung paul lazar vlad ivanov clark middleton tomas lemarquis adnan haskovic joseph bertot kendrick ong emma levie jim high peter hallin marcanthonee reis brian colin foley. Go ah sung exemplifies the potential of former child actors. It begins immediately where the previous volume, snowpiercer 2. The film stars chris evans, song kangho, tilda swinton, jamie bell, octavia spencer, go ah sung, john hurt, and ed harris. May 23, 2014 dont need no ticket to ride this train.
Beautifully conceived, beautifully shot, beautifully. Snowpiercer received critical acclaim, and appeared on many film critics top ten film lists of 2014 following its international release. See opinions and rankings about snowpiercer across various lists and topics. According to kofic, movie snowpiercer surpassed 5 million admissions in 10 days. The series was continued in two volumes by writer benjamin legrand, replacing jacques lob. It starred a wide range of actors from all across the world, such as chris evans, song kangho, tilda swinton, john hurt, octavia spencer, jamie bell, go ahsung, and ed harris. While the rich and powerful enjoy luxurious lives at the. Snowpiercer is a 20 action movie directed by bong and starring chris evans, song kangho, octavia spencer, go ahsung, john hurt.607 1370 452 227 798 1471 922 1062 227 1402 335 539 70 273 525 606 1378 200 276 742 599 1593 102 1461 682 1065 1236 284 755 1453 1142