Bong Joon-ho’s Cut of SNOWPIERCER Will Remain Intact for the U.S. but Will Receive Limited Release

The saga of releasing Bong Joon-ho‘s post-apocalyptic action film Snowpiercer has come to a close.  For months, there’s been wrangling behind the scenes between Bong and producer Harvey Weinstein about which cut to release in the U.S. Bong, obviously, wants his cut, which was a huge hit when it was released in his native South Korea last August.  Weinstein wanted twenty minutes removed to put a heavier emphasis on the action.  It started to look like the film would remain stuck on the shelf (Weinstein has been known to do that), but today they’ve come to a reasonable compromise.

 

Read more at http://collider.com/snowpiercer-directors-cut-limited-release-us/#uW9Gp8MbGJwhM1Yw.99

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