In Canada, they already made some kind of GM salmon. They are starting to very carefully distribute it in the market.
In the process of researching the film, I met and interviewed a Ph D student who is developing a GM pig.
“I don't expect the entire audience to convert to veganism after watching the film,” the director says.
“If you consider it, even the protagonist Mija – her favourite food is chicken stew in the film.
Yet, neither is he a filmmaker who revels in pessimistic brutality.
Even in the darkest of moments, there's always a spark of hope to be found.
So, , because the real product is coming.” Bong also largely avoids the label of political filmmaker since his work feels far from didactic in its nature; indeed, he's a director who understands just how complex morality can be in the modern world.
His films are never about straight good versus evil; there's never a particular heroic sense of triumph to be found.
The oldest rocks which have been found so far (on the Earth) date to about 3.8 to 3.9 billion years ago (by several radiometric dating methods).
Some of these rocks are sedimentary, and include minerals which are themselves as old as 4.1 to 4.2 billion years.
So on the day we were filming that scene, I discussed it with Tilda and I asked her to deliver it in a way that she feels she's speaking the truth.