Snow Piercer(설국열차)is a 2013 Movie directed by Bong Joon-Ho South Korea.
Set in an post-apocalyptic world, a world war has ravaged the world which is now covered completely in snow. The only means for survival is to board the Transperceneige (snow train), but the train only has 1001 coaches. On the train, the poor wallow in misery in the lower decks, while the rich lives in decadence in the upper decks. Then their two worlds start to collide ...
"Snow Piercer" is based on the French comic "Le Transperceneige" by Jacques Lob.
As of September 15, 2010 director Bong Joon-Ho has finished the first draft for "Snow Piercer".
Second draft was finished December 8th, 2010.
As of May 2011 the final draft has been completed. Movie will contain roughly 50% Korean dialogue & 50% English. Pre-production has commenced. Art director Ryoo Seung-Hee and his team is working on the art design - front and back of the train, engine.
Approximately 90% of the movie takes place on the snow train. Shooting set for the snow train takes place at Barrandov Studio in Prague, Czech Republic and filming will begin March, 2012.