Against the backdrop of rural Jim Crow America, two families – one black, one white – struggle with the hardships of making a living off the land. When members of each family return home after serving in WWII, there is elation, depression, forbidden friendship, and racial friction afoot.
With strange things afoot once more, it's business as usual in Hawkins. But is the return trip really worth it?
After being raised in rural South Korea for 10 years by a young girl named Mija (Seo-Hyun) and her grandfather (Byun Hee-bong), Okja, a genetically-modified ‘superpig’, is taken back to New York for a public event hosted by Okja’s creators, the Mirando Cooperation, spearheaded by CEO Lucy Mirando (Swinton). Mija has other ideas and, with the aid of an underground animal welfare group, a daring rescue mission ensues.
Casting JonBenét presents the story of the unsolved murder of a Colorado child beauty pageant star, JonBenét Ramsey, through the numerous opinions and conspiracy theories of local actors auditioning to play her and her family.