Bong Joon-Ho

South Korea, United States 2013, 125 min.


Spoken language: English

Subtitles: Dutch

South Korean director and Oscar winner Bong Joon-ho (Parasite) made his international breakthrough feature with this visually stunning sci-fi film about a future where the last remaining humans on a frozen planet live aboard a train, the snowpiercer. Bong’s urgent film is both thrilling and entertaining.

Snowpiercer takes place in a future where a failed experiment for climate change resulted in the extiction of mankind on a earth, apart from the lucky few aboard the train. Within the train, a new class system arises. The poor live under poor conditions, and are constantly being watched by armed guards. For a long time, they take their daily life for granted. But when one of them stands up against the guards, a revolution starts.

Snowpiercer is the Chosen by pick by director Martin Koolhoven.



Official website:

Dutch distribution:

Remain In Light,

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World sales:

CJ Entertainment

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Talkshows & debates

Chosen by Martin Koolhoven: Snowpiercer with introduction

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 20:45

Director Martin Koolhoven teaches the audience to look differently at sciencefiction through fragments from three films.