The 2013 film pulls inspiration from only the first novel, now titled « Snowpiercer: The Escape. » And though the TNT series was jointly influenced by Bong’s film and the original source material,
its continuity is completely different from either
Is Snowpiercer a true story?
Snowpiercer (Korean: 설국열차; Hanja: 雪國列車; RR: Seolgungnyeolcha) is a 2013 post-apocalyptic science fiction action film
based on the French graphic climate fiction graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette
Why do they gut the fish in Snowpiercer?
The producer was hell bent on cutting a scene in which a train guard guts a fish
in order to intimidate a group of rebels
. The shot was a particular favorite of Bong’s and cinematographer Hong Kyung-pyo.
Is Captain America in Snowpiercer?
Back in 2013, two years after his debut as Steve Rogers in Captain America: The First Avenger, came one of the very best of Chris Evans’ roles to date.
Why do they freeze arms in Snowpiercer?
This method of amputation sees train bosses coat a passenger’s bare arm in water and then push it through a hole in the train.
Because of the fact there’s ice age conditions outside the carriage
, it consequently freezes to a crisp.
Are cows extinct in Snowpiercer?
Trivia. Cows became extinct in the world (like all species did after The Freeze)
except on Snowpiercer
, they survived for seven years before the species was brought to an end.
are rectangular bars of sustenance commmonly used as food throughout the Tail of Snowpiercer; the bars are are commonly rationed in an effort to make them last. The bars are delivered to the Tail by Guards, but Tailies are free to use them as they please; including stockpiling.
Should I watch Snowpiercer movie or TV show first?
While the Snowpiercer series takes place before the film, you don’t have to watch it first to understand the story better. In fact,
it’s best if you watch the movie first
so you can get an idea of the overarching story before you invest hours into the series.
Why can’t the train stop in Snowpiercer?
So, why can the train never cease? Well,
Snowpiercer is forced to keep moving for electricity and warmth
. With the world completely frozen and the last remnants of life aboard the train, electricity and heat are a must as all life would die in the new ice world without it.
How did the earth freeze in Snowpiercer?
The earth is frozen
due to a failed geoengineering attempt to cool the planet by injecting particulates into the upper atmosphere
. It went too well, and the, well…from Diggs’ narration during the first episode’s opening moments: “First, the weather changed. The deniers knew why, but they doomed us with their lies.
Who built the Snowpiercer track?
Wilford, who understood what was happening and came up with the idea of an « ark train » of 1001 cars that would allow people to get through the apocalypse. Mr. Wilford’s company,
, designed the train to run perpetually, so that it would never have to stop.
What do they do with kids in Snowpiercer?
While Tim is under the floor performing a mechanical operation, Andy goes into his compartment in the engine to do his job. They are
literal replacements for kaput mechanical parts
. The kids who are working on the engine parts are kept in some sort of a trance to keep them from running away.
Is there cannibalism in Snowpiercer?
Characters lost their limbs in the movie due to cannibalism
, as some straits were so dire in the back of the train that they didn’t have enough food for everyone. Unbalanced rationing is a part of the story in the series, as well, but Manson admitted that cannibalism is not a “real issue” in the show.
What is Kronole drug?
Function. Drug. Kronole is
a street-drug sold aboard Snowpiercer on the black market
. The drug is manufactured from the suspension drug used in medicine for those put to sleep in The Drawers.
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