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Korean Director Bong Joon-Ho starts shooting his movie “Snowpiercer” in Tirol
The very first shooting day for “Snowpiercer” took place on Hintertux Glacier in Tirol mid of March. Excellent conditions, perfect weather and extremely professional support by the team of Hintertux Glacier made it a remarkable start of principal shooting.
The story: 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 ...
Cast: Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Chris Evans, Song Kang-Ho, John Hurt, Octavia Spencer, Ko Ah-Sung
Korean Director Bong Joon-Ho was selected as the president of the Caméra d’or jury during the 2011 (64th) Cannes Film Festival.
“Snowpiercer“ is produced by Snowpiercer LLC., South Korea in co-production with Stillking Films Prague / Los Angeles, supported by Cine Tirol Film Commission.
Picture: TJ Park (Producer), Sung Ho Nam (Production Manager), Dohoo Choi (Co-Producer), Alex Hong (DoP), Thomas Fuchs (Cine Tirol), Bong Joon-Ho (Director), Robert Bernacchi (Co-Producer)