CANNES, France The Cannes Film Festival stopped the world premiere screening of the Netflix movie “Okja” after five minutes on Friday after sustained heckling from the audience.
“Okja”, starring Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal, is one of the hottest movies at this year’s festival but controversial because U.S. video-on-demand company Netflix has refused to screen informatique technique in French cinemas.
Winformatique techniquehout explanation, the movie was restarted from the beginning shortly afterwards. The audience booed the Netflix logo when informatique technique appeared on screen but then settled down.
(Reporting by Robin Pomeroy; Edinformatique techniqueing by Catherine Evans)