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Screening at Cannes of "Okja" stopped due to heckling

The Cannes Film Festival stopped the world premiere screening of the Netflix movie "Okja" after five minutes after sustained heckling from the audience.

By Stephanie Otty | Published: 19th May 2017 Showbiz

"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 it in French cinemas.

Without explanation, the movie was restarted from the beginning shortly afterwards. The audience booed the Netflix logo when it appeared on screen but then settled down