Okja / The Criterion Collection ; Plan B, Lewis Pictures, Kate Street Picture Company ; Netflix presents ; a Netflix original film ; a film by Bong Joon Ho ; produced by Ted Sarandos ; produced by Lewis Taewan Kim, Dooho Choi, Woo Sik Seo, Bong Joon Ho ; produced by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner ; screenplay by Bong Joon Ho and Jon Ronson ; story by Bong Joon Ho ; directed by Bong Joon Ho ; a Plan B Entertainment production ; a Lewis Pictures production ; a Kate Street Picture Company production.

Uniform title
Video/Projected medium
  • English
  • Korean
  • Director-approved two-DVD special edition.
  • DVD edition.
  • Widescreen.
  • [New York, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2022]
  • ©2022
2 videodiscs (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm)


Production company
Film director
Film producer
Composer (expression
Editor of moving image work
Director of photography
Writer of supplementary textual content
Library of Congress genre(s)
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • polychrome rdacc
  • color
  • stamping rdapm
Summary note
Mija is a South Korean girl growing up on an Edenic mountainside with her grandfather and best friend: Okja, a giant, empathetic "super pig" created as part of a secretive GMO experiment. When Okja is abruptly torn away from her, Mija embarks on a perilous rescue mission that places her at the center of a sinister corporate conspiracy. While Bong's trademark virtuosic set-pieces dazzle, Okja's beating heart is the connection between a girl and her super pig, made all the more poignant by the brilliant special effects that bring the animal star to unforgettable life.
  • Widescreen.
  • Title and credits from screen.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
  • Accompanied by booklet (12 pages) containing essay by critic Karen Han.
  • Special features: Completing the journey (new conversation between Bong and producer Dooho Choi); A new form of love (new interview with actor An Seo Hyun with her screen test); One more time (new interview with Byun Heebong); Creating life (new interview with members of the crew about the film's cinematography); A real animal (about the visual effects); Creative collaboration (about the costume and production design); Featurettes, including a director's video diary, featuring Bong; actors Paul Dano, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tilda Swinton, and Steven Yeun and others; Teaser, trailer, and web promos; essay by critic Karen Han.
Creation/​Production credits
Music, Jaeil Jung ; editor, Yang Jinmo ; director of photography, Darius Khondji.
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, 2.39:1 widescreen presentation, Dolby 5.1 surround.
Rights and reproductions note
For private home use only.
Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, An Seo Hyun, Byun Heebong, Steven Yeun, Lilly Collins, Yoon Je Moon, Shirley Henderson, Daniel Henshall, Devon Bostick, Woo Shik Choi, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal.
Language note
Korean and English dialogue; optional English subtitles.
  • disc 1. Feature film; teaser; trailer; web videos
  • disc 2. Special features.
Other title(s)
Also known in Korean
  • Okja
  • 옥자
  • 9781681439518
  • 1681439514
Publisher no.
Universal Product Code
  • 715515273510
  • 00715515273510
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