Korean auteur Bong Joon-ho (The Host, Snowpiercer) once again challenges convention with his brilliant film, . It is a thoughtful, visceral satire of the corporate meat industry . The genius here is the delivery of the message. uses the innocence and determination of a teenage girl as the vehicle for enlightenment. Her is indeed a profound one. is a highly relevant critique of current methods, but also a guide to sustainable, humane farming. We for granted the ease of our food supply. The production of cheap animal protein becomes difficult to stomach when we peek behind the curtains. Okja begins in 2007 at the New City headquarters of Mirando Corporation , a global agricultural supplier. The bombastic new CEO, Nancy Mirando (Tilda Swinton), announces with flourish the dawn of a revolution in the pork industry. Behold the super pig, a scientifically enhanced animal from a unique American ancestor. Ten piglets are sent to ten farmers around the world. will use their homegrown, organic farming techniques to raise the super pig. In ten years time, Mirando will the best super pig a grand prize, then bring it back […]

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