by Amanda Alexander, Graduate Assistant, McLure Education Library
You may have seen or heard of the Korean Film Snowpiercer, as it was the first film shown for the Bama Art House’s fall schedule at the Bama Theater this past August or maybe you are a fan of international film or Chris Evans. Whatever the case Snowpiercer, about the world’s survivors battling an ice age and struggling to live aboard a 1,001 car train with a strict caste system, is a futuristic action thriller. The film is now available on DVD and Netflix and can also be check out locally at the Tuscaloosa Public Library.
What fans of the film may not realize is that the film is based on a French graphic novel originally published in 1982 but not translated into English until 2014. Both volumes are at McLure; Snow Piercer 1: The Escape and Snow Piercer 2: The Explorers. Come check out these fantastic and exhilarating reads about post-apocalyptic life aboard a massive train.