What is Snowpiercer About?
Snowpiercer is a gripping post-apocalyptic science fiction television series that takes place in a not-so-distant future. The world has been overtaken by an ice age, and the only safe haven for humanity is aboard a massive train known as Snowpiercer. This train, powered by a perpetual-motion engine, constantly circumnavigates the globe. However, life on the Snowpiercer is far from idyllic. A distinct class system has emerged, with the wealthy residing in the lavish front cars while the impoverished lower class struggles to survive in the deteriorating tail section. The series delves deep into the social and political divisions that exist on the train, exploring themes of inequality, power, and revolution. As tensions rise and resources become scarcer, a revolution begins to brew among the oppressed tail section, led by a reluctant hero. Snowpiercer is a thought-provoking and suspenseful series that highlights the horrors of a frozen world and the lengths people will go to in order to fight for a better future.
The first episode of Snowpiercer aired on May 17, 2020 and the most recent episode to air was on March 28, 2022.