Bong Joon-ho’s train-based sci-fi thriller has a great ensemble cast, including an almost-unrecognisable Swinton.
South Korea-Czech Republic 2013
Dir Bong Joon-ho
With Tilda Swinton, Chris Evans, Song Kang Ho, Ed Harris, John Hurt
A ‘mild-mannered man in a suit’ was how Bong Joon-ho’s script originally described the bureaucrat quelling an uprising in this post-apocalyptic thriller set on a train. Swinton delighted in transforming the role into a sadistic monster, complete with dentures and furs. Snowpiercer was never released in UK cinemas, so don’t miss this rare chance to see it on the big screen.
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