Top 7 Snowpiercer Movie Details

While searching the internet for Snowpiercer movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

The violin is left with only one string, the G string. This is the thickest and lowest string on the violin, so realistically would be the last one to break. This detail remains consistent with the recording of soloist Lili Haydn performing Sul-G, meaning only on the G string.

In the movie Snowpiercer (2013) the violinist from the tail section is shown playing a violin with one string. At the end of the scene, it breaks. This was likely the last violin string in the train and he will likely be sent back to the tail section.
In the movie Snowpiercer (2013) the violinist from the tail section is shown playing a violin with one string. At the end of the scene, it breaks. This was likely the last violin string in the train and he will likely be sent back to the tail section.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun Snowpiercer details are suitable for kids.

  1. Director Bong Joon Ho, lied to Harvey "Scissorhands" Weinstein who wanted a scene with a gutted fish, off the film. Bong told him:"This shot means something to me. My father was a fisherman. I'm dedicating this shot to my father". So he let him keep the fish gutting scene.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - Mildly interesting dialogue tidbit in Snowpiercer (2013). At 1:00:11, Curtis says "We're not even half way". At this point in the movie there is 1:06:13 left.
    Mildly interesting dialogue tidbit in Snowpiercer (2013). At 1:00:11, Curtis says "We're not even half way". At this point in the movie there is 1:06:13 left.

Hidden Details

John Hurt's character Gilliam doesn't react to the open windows and the sunlight, while every one else reacts strongly. This is a subtle nod to his secret relationship with Wilford.

Tilda Swinton's character Mason make hand gestures during her speaches. Idicating she was once one of the children that worked within the engine.

Snowpiercer poster
Snowpiercer poster

Snowpiercer Plot: In a future where a failed climate-change experiment has killed all life except for the lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, a new class system emerges.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Snowpiercer, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about Snowpiercer and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Director Bong Joon Ho
Main Actors Chris Evans, Kang-ho Song, Ed Harris, John Hurt
IMDB score 7.1