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  • Okja (2017)

    7.52/10

    R | 2h 00min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure

    Published Sat., January 06, 2018

  • Okja (2017) Release Dates

  • In Theaters: March 04, 2016
  • Netflix: May 01, 2016
  • DVD: May 01, 2016

Okja (2017) Plot & Synopsis

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Starring Bill Nighy, Jake Gyllenhaal, Devon Bostick, Tilda Swinton, Kathryn Kirkpatrick

Directed by Joon-ho Bong, Joon Ho Bong, Bong Joon Ho

Joon-ho Bong‘s new film Okja (2017) is about a young girl doing everything she can to stop a huge company from taking her best friend - an incredible animal named Okja. It seems like this film is going to be a movie where the monster is the one who touches our heart and the humans are in fact the monsters. Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Lily Collins star in Okja.

Synopsis: For 10 idyllic years, young Mija (An Seo Hyun) has been caretaker and constant companion to Okja-a massive animal and an even bigger friend-at her home in the mountains of South Korea. But that changes when a family-owned multinational conglomerate Mirando Corporation takes Okja for themselves and transports her to New York, where image obsessed and self-promoting CEO Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) has big plans for Mija's dearest friend. With no particular plan but single-minded in intent, Mija sets out on a rescue mission, but her already daunting journey quickly becomes more complicated when she crosses paths with disparate groups of capitalists, demonstrators and consumers, each battling to control the fate of Okja...while all Mija wants to do is bring her friend home. Deftly blending genres, humor, poignancy and drama, Bong Joon Ho (Snowpiercer, The Host) begins with the gentlest of premises-the bond between man and animal-and ultimately creates a distinct and layered vision of the world that addresses the animal inside us all. Okja is a Plan B Entertainment, Lewis Pictures and Kate Street Picture Company production in association with Netflix.

Tagline: A Netflix Original Film

Storyline: A young girl risks everything to prevent a powerful, multinational company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating beast named Okja.

  • Okja (2017) Movie Details

  • Directors: Joon-ho Bong, Joon Ho Bong, Bong Joon Ho
  • Writers: Joon-ho Bong, Jon Ronson
  • Cast: Bill Nighy, Jake Gyllenhaal, Devon Bostick, Tilda Swinton, Kathryn Kirkpatrick, Rickland Powell, Lily Collins, Paul Dano, Michael D. Joseph, Tony Chris Kazoleas, Giancarlo Esposito, Daniel Henshall, Faith Logan, And Palladino, Nancy Amelia Bell, Linley Subryan, Rebecca Husain, Martin Lo Rimorin, Steven Garr, Myles Humphus, Kristoffe Brodeur, Jada Jarvis, Justin McGriff, Samantha Lee Johnson, Jeong-eun Lee, Lynn Marocola, Woo-sik Choi, Rita Duran, Yonghee Kim, Shirley Henderson
  • Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure
  • Producers: Joon-ho Bong, Luca Borghese, Dooho Choi, Collin Creighton, Sarah Esberg, Pauline Fischer, Dede Gardner, Samuel Yeunju Ha, Lewis Taewan Kim, Woosang Kim, Jeremy Kleiner, Sandro Kopp, Christina Oh, Brad Pitt, Ted Sarandos, Woo-sik Seo, Tilda Swinton, Stan Wlodkowski
  • Musicians: Jaeil Jung
  • Cinematographers: Darius Khondji
  • Editors: Meeyeon Han, Jin-mo Yang
  • Our Score: 7/10 by Florita A.
  • Average Rating: 7.52/10 of 74,713 Votes!
  • Runtime: 120 min / 2h 00min
  • Year: 2017
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Oscars: 0
  • Awards: 7
  • Nominations: 13
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