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Porcile (1969)

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Two dramatic stories. In an undetermined past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julian, the young son... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Pierre Clémenti ...
Young cannibal (as Pierre Clementi)
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Julian Klotz (as Jean Pierre Leaud)
Alberto Lionello ...
Mr. Klotz
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Herdhitze
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Ida
Margarita Lozano ...
Madame Klotz (as Margherita Lozano)
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Hans Günther
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Cannibal
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Maracchione
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Two dramatic stories. In an undetermined past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julian, the young son of a post-war German industrialist, is on the way to lie down with his farm's pigs, because he doesn't like human relationships. Written by Adalberto Fornario

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I killed my father, I ate human flesh, and I quiver with joy.

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10 October 1969 (France)  »

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Pigpen  »

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Pier Paolo Pasolini offered the role of the young cannibal to Klaus Kinski, who turned it down because the salary was too low. See more »

Goofs

In one of the shots related to the medieval cannibal plot, we see a dust cloud rising in the distance behind the characters. It is a car driving across the mountain landscape. See more »

Quotes

Julian Klotz: If anything, to make you cry and suffer. Tralala.
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Follows Oedipus Rex (1967) See more »

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26 February 2005 | by (Chicago , IL) – See all my reviews

Yet again Passolini at its second best. Two stories , one movie and a lack of continuity. If you are in a depressing- poetic mood let yourself be manipulated by this euro flick . I mostly recommend this movie to fans of neorealism. Do not try to read into the stories. They are just twinkles, strange , powerful , disturbing : cannibalism , gratuitous nudity , desolation, hypocrisy, patricide. As with most of Passolini's works , here politics, religion and philosophy meet to throw up nonsense. Do not watch this movie with your date. If you have the stomach for this picture than you should watch : Salo 120 Days of Sodom (1975) by the same director – now that's a movie for you!


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