3.5

Okja

Adventure Family Drama


 

In an attempt to boost the popularity of genetically modified food, the Mirando Corporation announce a worldwide competition to breed super-pigs.

"Okja" is a cute and charming film, where the agendas of several parties (from conglomerates to animal activists) clash with entertaining results. Set in a sleek near-future, the fluid camerawork and narrative move the adventure along at a great pace, while never losing focus on the key relationship at the heart of the story; budding farmer Mija and her delectable pet pig. The determination of our young hero is fierce and her performance resolute, emerging as a clear winner in the fight for our sympathies. Less pork on your fork.

Anthony Macali

Online Release 30th June 2017
Netflix 121 mins