Friday, April 4, 2014


Korean writer and director Bong Joon-ho returns with an ambitious but original sci-fi thriller. Set in a dystopian future where global warming and a failed experiment has turned the earth into a desolate wasteland covered with ice and snow, the only survivors are on board of a train with all of the humanity's flaws and strength florishes among the divided class system. Based on the French graphic novels, Joon-ho and co-writer Kelly Masterson have created a gritty film that takes risks despite the inherent flaws of the source material which is a remarkable achievement. The stellar international ensemble includes Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt, Ed Harris, Octavia Spencer and Joon-ho regular Song Kang-ho. 1001 Films' coverage of upcoming releases.

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