Snowpiercer Release Date
June 27, 2014
Snowpiercer SynopsisIt’s been 17 years since we froze the earth. The few remaining humans live on the Snowpiercer, a train on an infinite loop around the globe. For those at the front, it’s a lavish paradise of drugs and sushi in the lap of luxury; for those trapped in the tail section, life is short and cruel.
But change is in the air. Curtis (Chris Evans), desperate to escape the tail of the train, plans an uprising, aided by his mentor Gilliam (John Hurt). What begins as an isolated riot explodes into a mass revolution, an all-or-nothing push to the front of the train, and a war for humanity’s future. Who will live and who will die? How far can they go? Is there hope beyond the frozen wastes?
On June 27, fight your way to the front.
Starring: Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Ed Harris, John Hurt, Alison Pill, and Octavia Spencer
Written by: Joon-ho Bong and Kelly Masterson
Directed by: Joon-ho Bong
Produced by: Tae-sung Jeong, Tae-hun Lee, Steven Nam, and Chan-wook Park
Length: 126 min
MPAA Rating: [ R ]
Release Date: June 27, 2014
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