Cannes audience 'almost rioted' after technical issues for Netflix film Okja

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"Our super pigs will not only be big and attractive, they will also leave a minimal footprint on the environment, consume less feed, and produce less excretions", boasts a pink lipped Tilda Swinton as CEO Lucy Mirando.

Okja, which stars Swinton, Ahn Seo-hyun, Paul Dano, Jake Gyllenhaal and Lily Collins, premieres June 28 on Netflix.

Added Bong: "I'm just very happy that [Almodovar] will watch this movie tonight".

Gyllenhaal made light of speculation the screening glitch had been sabotage, possibly by Netflix's opponents in the French movie industry angry at its refusal to release the film in theaters, saying: "It was the ALF I guess".

The irony then landed with a thump when, at the Okja screening, the audience booed when the Netflix logo appeared on the screen, but the movie had to be stopped and restarted when it became apparent that it was being shown in the wrong aspect ratio.

Venerated writer and director Bong Joon-ho's next project, Okja, finally has an official trailer.

Tilda Swinton is pictured in "Okja", a $50-million creature feature about a young country girl who tries to save a beast created by an unscrupulous multinational company.

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The masking of the Palais' screen was set incorrectly, resulting in mis-framing the movie with the top and the bottom sections of the print cut off.

He denied the claims, telling Variety: "At first, Darius Khondji, my cinematographer, and I wanted to shoot "Okja" on 35mm, but Netflix insisted that all Netflix originals be shot and archived in 4K".

However, Netflix's dreams have swiftly turned into something of a nightmare, with director and head judge Pedro Almodóvar opening the festival by stating he didn't think films without cinematic distribution should even be considered for the festival's Palme d'Or prize.

The platform, which has been told it will not be able to enter future films unless they are screened in French cinemas, may reconsider whether it needs the endorsement of Cannes when it enjoys an audience of 100m paying customers. "They get to see films they absolutely wouldn't have seen". They never intervened. They respected me from the beginning until the end.

Swinton, a former Cannes juror, responded, "The truth is, we didn't come here for prizes".

The film was stopped and eventually restarted without further problems.

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