After Netflix dropped their teaser trailer for #BongJoonHo's Okja, we didn't expect another trailer to be released for some time. And while no more trailers have been released, a new promo video for the film recently was.
In the new video, we get to see #TildaSwinton's character, Lucy Mirando, as she records a video for the Mirando Corporation. The Mirando Corporation's focus is animal wellness and reinventing how food is harvested by utilizing something called "organic harvesting." Their main concern is to keep their pigs from having night-terrors, which seems like something a global conglomerate wouldn't be thinking of but apparently is.
The Mirando Corporation Wants Their Pigs To Have Happy Dreams (Before They're Slaughtered)
The video doesn't actually get weird until Lucy Mirando starts promoting her corporation's goal of giving pigs happy dreams— pigs who apparently dream of being cut up into meat patties, which just doesn't seem believable from a pig's perspective, unless those pigs think just like us. Which would be...weird. Check out the video for #Okja below.
Along with this video, Netflix has created a companion website called "The Super Pig Project" to explain a few details about the movie, namely how animals are viewed, harvested, and dissected within the universe built around Okja.
For now, that's all we know about the movie. Though, we should expect at least one more marketing video or trailer to be released before the premiere of Okja on #Netflix. Until then, check out the description:
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 the 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.
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Okja will be released on Netflix on June 28, 2017.