Okja Review

Why Bong Joon-ho’s latest film should have gone further

Okja is the latest film from Bong Joon-ho, the director Snowpiercer, Mother, and a handful of other movies. It tells the story of a girl, Mija, who raises a super pig named Okja on her grandfather’s farm in South Korea. The corporation that owns Okja comes and takes her away, leading Mija on an emotional journey across the globe.

I enjoyed Okja and the themes it presents, but it fell short for me in a few different ways.

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