Pig (2018)


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All Critics (15) | Top Critics (5)

With its parade of finger-pointing vloggers, picture-posting stalkers and hijab-wearing, smartphone-clutching schoolgirls, "Pig" ("Khook") makes it savagely clear Western society hasn't cornered the market on selfie-centered behavior.

Feb 14, 2019 | Full Review…

The filmmaker and his work deserve to be better known, and Pig is an ideal introduction to both for American audiences.

Feb 1, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

It is rare for a film to put forth so boldly precise a vision of society; it's also rare to find a satire that hardly ever falls into mere ridicule or pathos.

Jan 10, 2019 | Full Review…

At the very least ... this blizzard of oddity marks Haghighi out as the joker in the Iranian auteur pack, and every gang needs a wildcard.

Feb 21, 2018 | Full Review…
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Although it seems almost buried in the colorful shenanigans, Pig's political message is there, and this is what the film will be chiefly remembered for.

Feb 21, 2018 | Full Review…

The film is rich in absurdist humour and intermingles character-based comedy with sharp observation.

Feb 1, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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