"Okja" is a 2017 action-adventure film directed by Bong Joon-ho.
The starring cast includes Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Jake Gyllenhaal, Shirley Henderson, Giancarlo Esposito, Daniel Henshall, Devon Bostick, Ahn Seo-hyun and others.
Here are "Okja" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.
Is there a trailer for Okja movie?
Netflix on Thursday, June 15, 2017 released the trailer for "Okja" you can watch here:
Okja | Trailer | Netflix.
What is Okja movie plot?
Here is a short review of "Okja" movie plot summary.
In 2007, self-styled "environmentalist" Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) becomes CEO of the Mirando Corporation, succeeding her twin sister Nancy. She announces that they have been breeding a special kind of "super pig". The twenty-six produced specimens are sent to farmers in different locations around the world, and ten years later, one of them will be crowned the winner of a competition to breed the best pig.
In 2017, a young girl named Mija (Seo-hyun Ahn) lives in South Korea with her grandfather and their super pig, Okja. They are visited by Mirando spokesperson and zoologist Dr. Johnny Wilcox (Jake Gyllenhaal), who declares Okja the best super pig and announces they will take her to New York City. Mija's grandfather presents her with a gold pig and explains to her that he saved up money to buy the solid gold item to replace Okja when she was taken away. Devastated, Mija runs away to Seoul to find Okja, where she sees her as she is being loaded onto a truck. Mija chases down the truck but it is intercepted by the Animal Liberation Front (ALF). In the resulting chaos, Mija and Okja run away but are eventually saved by the ALF, led by Jay (Paul Dano). Jay uses another ALF member, K (Steven Yeun), as a translator to tell Mija that they plan to put a recording device in Okja's ear and let her be re-captured by the Mirando corporation to show how they mistreat their animals. Mija tells them to return her to the mountains but K tells the group that Mija agrees with their plan. They abandon her, and Okja is recaptured.
To minimise the PR damage to the company, Lucy pays for Mija to come to New York to be reunited with her pig. Okja is taken to a laboratory where she is forcibly bred with another super pig and flesh is taken from her for a taste test. After the ALF sees the footage, K reveals that he lied to the rest of the group about Mija's support of the plan. Jay beats K, and expels him from the ALF.
Who plays who in the Okja movie?
Here is the full cast and characters of "Okja" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
Tilda Swinton as Lucy Mirando the eccentric powerful CEO of the Mirando Corporation looking to profit from Okja
Paul Dano as Jay the leader of an animal-rights activist group, the Animal Liberation Front (ALF)
Steven Yeun as K an animal-rights activist and ALF member
Lily Collins as Red an animal-rights activist and ALF member
Jake Gyllenhaal as Johnny Wilcox a disturbed zoologist and TV personality
Shirley Henderson as Jennifer Lucy's assistant
Giancarlo Esposito as Frank Dawson an associate with the Mirando Corporation
Daniel Henshall as Blond animal-rights activist, ALF member, and boyfriend of Silver
Devon Bostick as Silver animal-rights activist, ALF member, and boyfriend of Blond
Sheena Kamal as Stylist 2007 / 2017
Michael Mitton as Make-up Artist 2007
Colm Hill as Sarcastic British Reporter
Kathryn Kirkpatrick as Epicurean Reporter
Jose Carias as Señor Villacorta
Nancy Amelia Bell as Elderly Reporter (as Nancy Bell)
Seo-hyun Ahn as Mija (as An Seo Hyun)
Lee Jeong-eun as Okja's Voice / Woman in Wheelchair (as Jungeun Lee)
Byun Hee-Bong as Hee Bong (as Byun Heebong)
Jaein Kim as Young Mija
Je-mun Yun as Mundo Park (as Yoon Je Moon)
Moon Choi as Choi Female Interpreter
Jiwoong Jang as Chang Cameraman
Bong-ryeon Lee as Receptionist (as Bongryun Lee)
Kiseon Park as Elderly Security Guard
Yoon Kyung-Ho as Mirando Employee (as Kyungho Yoon)
Wan-gi Jo as Mirando Employee (as Wanki Cho)
Han Seong-Yong as Mirando Employee (as Sungyong Han)
Jin-seok Kwak as Mirando Employee (as Jinseok Kwak)
Choi Woo-sik as Kim (as Woo Shik Choi)
Ji-Hoon Park as 6th ALF (as Jihoon Park)
Jaehyuk Lee as Spectator with Camera
Clayton Elliot Jones as U.S. Soldier
Seoyoung Lim as Pink Pig - Part Time Student
Jungsook Park as Old Lady Pushing Wheelchair
Jooman Hong as Underpass Police
Kyungwook Lim as Underpass Police
Seungchang Lee as Underpass Police
Byeonghee Lee as Underpass Police
Hyunwoo Choi as Underpass Police
Moonhak Kim as Riverside Expressway Police
Park Keun-rok as Riverside Expressway Police (as Keunrok Park)
Daehyun Kim as Bulk Employee
Gwangjae Woo as Bulk Employee
Wonjin Jang as Bulk Employee
Hyunzun Yu as Bulk Employee
Yangwon Kim as Bulk Employee
Yonghee Kim as Bulk Employee
Dylan Ratigan as American News Anchor
Milo Shandel as Mirando Executive
Mikaela Kingsbury as TV Reporter
Sangyoon Lee as CNN Cameraman Korea
Youngran Bae as Female Police
Junggi Park as Reporter Jee
Yoon Jeong-ro as Reporter Yoon (as Jung Ro Yoon)
Woohyun Kim as Reporter Kim
Cheolmu Kim as Fat Detective
Woo Sik Seo as Mirando Branch President
Yerin Shin as Cabin Attendant
Erik De Boer as Banana Guy in JFK (as Erik-Jan De Boer)
Stephen Clee as Man Who Spanks Okja in JFK
Pavel Hajek as Okja Transport
David Congourdeau as Okja Transport (as David Congourdeau Nicolas)
Lukas Körmer as Laboratory Worker
Ahn Seong-Bong as Alfonso Transport
Timmo Polajev as Alfonso Transport
Steven Garr as Man in White Gown
David Bloom as Middle-aged Man Taster
Cory Gruter-Andrew as Teenage Taster (as Cory Grüter-Andrew)
Barbara Wallace as Middle-aged Woman Taster
Frans Weterrings IV as Boy Eating Jerky
Boyd Ferguson as Translator
Niall Cunningham as ALF High School Student
Marian Volk as ALF Woman in 20s
Conor Reeves as Employee Next to Silver
Adam Auslander as Balloon Pig Holder
Waris Ahluwalia as Waris
T. Sahara Meer as ALF Middle-aged Woman (as T Sahara Meer)
J.C. Williams as Black Chalk Mercenary
Hye-Jo Yu as Female Japanese-American Nurse
Lorne Edward Oliver as Old Security Guard at Feedyard
Alex Kabel as Feedyard Worker
Amir Ardalan Latifi as Feedyard Worker
Jose Vargas as Slaughterhouse Worker
Elizabeth Urrea as Slaughterhouse Worker
Luis Javier as Slaughterhouse Worker
Phillip Garcia as Diego Alejandro
Andreas Fronk as Black Chalk Mercenary
Jack Lyons as Black Chalk Mercenary
When is Okja movie release date?
"Okja" movie release date was scheduled to be on May 19, 2017 (Cannes), on June 28, 2017 (United States) and on June 29, 2017 (South Korea) distributing by Netflix (International), Next Entertainment World (South Korea) and Sega Sammy Entertainment.
What are Okja filming details?
The duration of the film is 120 minutes. With a budget of $50 million, the film grossed over $2 million.
What are critics and audiences saying about Okja movie?
"Okja" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7.3/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 86/100. The audience also loves the film.
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