The North American Premiere of Snowpiercer, directed by Bong Joon-ho will be the opening night film for this year's LA Film Festival. The film has been under controversy as there have bee disputes between the director and production company on heavy edits of the film and a North Amrican release date
The sci-fi film is based on a French comic book series about a future train that contains what's left of humanity. The Snow Piercer is divided between the rich and poor leading to heavy segregation.
Director Bong Joon-ho is known for his film The Host about a monster eating people caused by environmental problems and this is his first English language film.