Netflix at Cannes: Pedro Almodovar Will Give ‘Okja’ a Fair Shake
Original story at IndieWire• 7 mentions • 3 months ago
IndieWire 3 months ago
The Cannes press corps was already grumpy when they lined up in chaotic queues to get through extra security for the morning Cannes Palais press screening. But they got even nastier when the red Netflix logo appeared on the screen for the global streaming giant’s first Competition entry at Cannes, Korean auteur Bong Joon Ho’s “Okja.” (IndieWire review here.) They booed. And booed when the name Netflix appeared again. And throughout the first seven minutes of the film’s introduction to Tilda Swinton’s corporate villain, the boos reached a crescendo, this time protesting the bad projectionist framing that cut off Tilda ...