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The Resource Snowpiercer, Radius-TWC, the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a Bong Joon Ho film ; producers, Tae Sung Jeong, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho

Snowpiercer, Radius-TWC, the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a Bong Joon Ho film ; producers, Tae Sung Jeong, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho

Label
Snowpiercer
Title
Snowpiercer
Statement of responsibility
Radius-TWC, the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a Bong Joon Ho film ; producers, Tae Sung Jeong, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho
Title variation
Snow piercer
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The film is set in the future (AD 2031) 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. Its inhabitants are divided by class; the lower-class passengers in one of the last cars stage an uprising, moving car by car up to the front of the train, where the oppressive rich and powerful live
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Marco Beltrami ; cinematographer, Hong Kyung Pyo ; editor, Steve M. Choe, Changju Kim ; screen story by Bong Joon Ho
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: R; for violence, language and drug content
Language note
English and some Korean dialogue; Spanish or English subtitles; optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S66 2014
PerformerNote
Chris Evans, Song Kang Ho, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, Ewen Bremner, Ko Asung, Alison Pill, Vlad Ivanov, Luke Pasqualino, John Hurt, Ed Harris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1963-
  • 1981-
  • 1967-
  • 1986-
  • 1992-
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pong, Chun-ho
  • Masterson, Kelly
  • Jeong, Tae-sung
  • Nam, Steve
  • Pak, Ch'an-uk
  • Lee, Tae Hun
  • Evans, Chris
  • Song, Kang-ho
  • Swinton, Tilda
  • Bell, Jamie
  • Spencer, Octavia
  • Bremner, Ewen
  • Ko, Ah-sung
  • Beltrami, Marco
  • Lob, Jacques
  • RADiUS TWC (Firm)
  • Weinstein Company
  • Moho Film (Firm)
  • Opus Pictures
  • CJ Ent'ŏt'einmŏnt'ŭ (Firm)
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
126
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lob, Jacques
  • Railroad trains
  • Social classes
  • Weather control
  • Environmental disasters
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Snowpiercer, Radius-TWC, the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a Bong Joon Ho film ; producers, Tae Sung Jeong, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the graphic novel "Le transperceneige" by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: Critics' commentary hosted by Scott Weinbert; The birth of Snowpiercer; The characters; animated prologue; Concept art galleries; Chris Evans & Tilda Swinton on Snowpiercer; The train brought to life: behind the scenes of a special screening; Transperceneige: from the blank page to the black screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
21050408
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (126 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132622620
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC62262
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn890237646
  • (OCoLC)890237646
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Snowpiercer, Radius-TWC, the Weinstein Company and CJ Entertainment present ; a Moho Film & Opus Pictures production ; a Bong Joon Ho film ; producers, Tae Sung Jeong, Steven Nam ; produced by Park Chan-Wook, Lee Tae Hun ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Kelly Masterson ; directed by Bong Joon Ho
Publication
Note
  • Based on the graphic novel "Le transperceneige" by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013
  • Special features: Critics' commentary hosted by Scott Weinbert; The birth of Snowpiercer; The characters; animated prologue; Concept art galleries; Chris Evans & Tilda Swinton on Snowpiercer; The train brought to life: behind the scenes of a special screening; Transperceneige: from the blank page to the black screen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
21050408
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (126 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132622620
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC62262
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn890237646
  • (OCoLC)890237646
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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