Dwae-ji-ui wang (The King of Pigs) (2013) - Rotten Tomatoes

Dwae-ji-ui wang (The King of Pigs) (2013)




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Haunted by their troubled childhoods, Jung Jong-suk and Hwang Kyung-min reunite one evening and recall their school days spent attempting to avoid abuse by their classmates who relented only when made the subject of vicious attacks themselves.
Animation , Art House & International
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Critic Reviews for Dwae-ji-ui wang (The King of Pigs)

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (1)

Visually, it goes for etched simplicity, bolstered by appropriately shouty performances: the result is forthrightly in-your-face, culturally fascinating, but a tough watch.

Full Review… | January 22, 2013
Time Out
Top Critic

Rarely does an animé etch itself onto the mind so indelibly.

Full Review… | February 4, 2013
Total Film

[A] dull piece of Korean animation ...

Full Review… | January 27, 2013
Observer (UK)

Taking a realistically adult approach to bullying, this animated teen thriller from Korea is packed with provocative and sometimes moving observations even when it turns overly melodramatic at the end.

Full Review… | January 25, 2013

The thought-provoking storyline and attention to detail in the animation ensures King Of Pigs retains a strong dramatic wallop.

Full Review… | January 25, 2013
The List

An uncompromising, hopeless depiction of a society corrupted by the idea of success as money and the brutal upholding of the hierarchical order it creates.

Full Review… | January 25, 2013
Electric Sheep

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