Porcile (Pigpen) (Pigsty) (1969)
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Julian (Jean-Pierre Leaud) is the son of German industrialist Klotz (Alberto Lionello) who seeks to go into business with the former Nazi Herdhitze (Ugo Tognazzi). Herdhitze had spent most of World War II collecting human skulls for experiments with brain matter. As a protest, Julian refuses to marry his fiancé from a pre-arranged marriage, and he becomes romantically involved with pigs. Part two finds a man driven to cannibalism by hunger while wandering Mount Etna. He scavenges the
Jan 1, 1969 Wide
Mar 29, 2005
Water Bearer Films Inc.
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Not only an exquisitely revolting satire, it is also Pasolini's most fascinating piece of cinema.
This isn't one of Pasolini's greatest films, though it's possibly the one that today best shows the warp and woof of its period.
Pasolini's freak-out is rigorously controlled, his political vaudeville is unsurpassable
Slipshod, disconnected, uninvolving, and utterly boring.
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