Snowpiercer, a 2013 Bong Joon Ho film that explores class struggle, forces us to reflect on power. The film, which is easily in my top five action-thriller films of all time, does not explore the raw human reaction to class as Bong Joon Ho did in the Oscar-winning Parasite but instead explores the system as a whole. While there are so many things that the movie explored, we’ll focus on how Bong Joon Ho views power and systems.


In a post-apocalyptic frozen world, what’s left of humanity is in a train called Snowpiercer. The train, invented by…

Patrick Fernandez

Development Economics | Political Economy | Data Analysis | Engineering

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