Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are questioned in this riveting television adaptation.
Did You Know?
The crew make a "W" motion across their chests when they mention Wilford, similar to the way Christians will sometimes cross themselves. This relates to the novel Brave New World, in which the characters make a "T" motion across their chests - crossing themselves, but to invoke Henry T Ford, rather than Jesus. The similarity of the names and roles of Wilford and Henry Ford in these extended class metaphors are presumably not a coincidence. See more