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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.

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Critic Reviews for Dwae-ji-ui wang (The King of Pigs)

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

January 22, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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

February 4, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

[A] dull piece of Korean animation ...

January 27, 2013 | Full Review…

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.

January 25, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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

January 25, 2013 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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.

January 25, 2013 | Full Review…

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