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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Pigpen  »

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Trivia

Third part of Pier Paolo Pasolini's "Mythical Cycle" also including Oedipus Rex (1967), Teorema (1968) and Medea (1969). 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 Teorema (1968) See more »

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Frightening silence of the Pigs
10 January 2000 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Take a look at the cast... Marco Ferreri, Ugo Tognazzi, Jean-Pierre Léaud,... among what Italian (and French) cinema had best and yet it did not make Il Porcile a great famous movie.

The ideas are nevertheless interesting and the plot out of the ordinary even if the methaphores are perhaps too evident. If only Pasolini were born 30 years later he may have had the big money machine of Hollywood behind him ;his films would have made killings...


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