TASK: Watch the video to the right. Make notes on the connections Bong Joon-Ho makes between Korean society and Korean film. Also note where you see these links in the film.
TASK: Using the links on the left for information, construct a Marxist reading of the film. In what was is the film an allegory of the modern world? What view of the world is being expressed?
TASK: Watch this video about German Expressionist classic Metropolis (Fritz Lang 1920). Learn more about German Expressionism here.
Make notes on the influence of German Expressionism on Snowpiercer.
TASK: Starting with these materials, and incorporating the other stuff you have learned, write a 1000 - 1750 word analysis of a five-minute extract of the film. Use the textual analysis rubric to organise your planning and writing.
ADD TO YOUR NOTES!
You'll get access to a copy of the presentation; edit your own slide and be prepared to feed back. We'll focus on the first ten minutes of the film. (Low quality, smaller file.)