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DVD

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Snowpiercer

Call Number

  • DVD ACTION (CEN, EAS)

Languages

English & Korean language with English subtitles; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Performers

Chris Evans, Song Kang Ho, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, Ewen Bremner, Ko Asung, John Hurt, Ed Harris, Alison Pill, Luke Pasqualino.

Publication Information

Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Audience

MPAA rating: R; violence, language and drug content.

Summary

After a failed global-warming experiment, a post-apocalyptic Ice Age has killed off nearly all life on the planet. All that remains of humanity are the lucky few survivors that boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, powered by a sacred perpetual-motion engine. A class system has evolved aboard the train, fiercely dividing its population--but a revolution is brewing. The lower-class passangers in the tail section stage an uprising, moving car-by-car up toward the front of the train, where the train's creator and absolute authority resides in splendor. But unexpected circumstances lie in wait for humanity's tenacious survivors.

Notes

Title from container.

Based on "Le Transperceneige" by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette and published by Casterman.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.

Special features: Critics' commentary hosted by Scott Weinberg ; 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.

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