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WIN! The Criterion Collection Edition of Okja on Blu-Ray

Master genre exploder BONG JOON HO (Parasite) swirls pathos, dark satire, action, and horror into an exhilarating twenty-first-century fairy tale. An all-star cast including TILDA SWINTON (The French Dispatch), PAUL DANO (There Will Be Blood), STEVEN YEUN (Minari), and JAKE GYLLENHAAL (Spider-Man: Far from Home) is led by AN SEO HYUN (The Housemaid) as Mija, a South Korean girl growing up on an Edenic mountainside with her grandfather and best friend: Okja, a giant, empathetic “superpig” created as part of a secret GMO experiment. When Okja is abruptly torn away from her, Mija embarks on a perilous rescue mission that places her at the center of a sinister corporate conspiracy. While Bong’s trademark virtuosic set pieces dazzle, Okja’s beating heart is the connection between a girl and her superpig, made all the more poignant by the brilliant special effects that bring the animal star to unforgettable life
KOREA | 2017 | 121 MINUTES | COLOUR | 2.39:1 |KOREAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
DIRECTOR APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES

  • 4K digital master, approved by director Bong Joon Ho, with Dolby Atmos sound
  • New conversation between Bong and producer Dooho Choi
  • New interviews with actors An Seo Hyun and Byun Heebong
  • New interviews with members of the crew about the film’s cinematography, visual effects, and costume and production design
  • Short programs including a director’s video diary, featuring Bong; actors Paul Dano, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tilda Swinton, and Steven Yeun; and others
  • Teaser, trailer, and web promos
  • English subtitle translation and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • PLUS: An essay by critic Karen Han
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