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As the fiercely determined young girl at the centre of the porcine storm, Ahn Seo-hyun more than holds her own against the movie veterans around her.

In Okja, Jake Gyllenhaal plays a celebrity spokesman with a high-pitched whine and cartoonish zeal.

Tilda Swinton plays the dotty boss of a sinister multinational who is hell-bent on creating and supplying cheap, genetically modified - and great-tasting food to the world.

A curiosity that defies genre labelling

The entertaining Okja starts on an upbeat note, takes a whimsical turn and then descends into something approaching horror.
Jun 30, 2017 5:50 AM

DEEP in the heart of Korea, orphaned teen Mija (Ahn Seo-hyun) whiles the days away roaming the pristine forests with her cute, cuddly and large - very large - pet pig Okja. The two are clearly devoted to each other, with Okja behaving in much the same way a playful, oversized puppy might. But