One of the most talked about films in the last month, for all the wrong reasons, comes to Netflix this week. In competition at Cannes insured that Okja received a lot of publicity and opened up a massive debate in France about streaming versus cinematic releases. Although there was no universal consensus, the chatter ensured that the film quickly became a highly anticipated release.
Director Bong Joon Ho’s desire to work with the most talented actors and craftspeople in their respective fields resulted in a global production that brought together a diverse pool of talent both in front of and behind the camera. Shot across several countries, oceans apart, Director Bong united cultures with his singular vision: a story of love and friendship that is truly universal.
In the featurette below, the cast and filmmakers of Okja describe how they transcended borders to bring their story to the screen. In never-before-seen interviews with stars Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Steven Yeun chat about their experiences during the production as well as behind-the-scenes footage of the actors working with Director Bong.