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A young man journeys through a desert, where he is kidnapped by a sadistic stranger clad in a pig mask. The stranger proceeds to brutally torture the young man, who then finds himself escaping into his imagination, with fantasy and reality intersecting. Written by Phasmatrope

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Filming began in January 1998 and took 3 months. The soundtrack was still in progress when composer/star/co-director/co-writer Rozz Williams committed suicide on April 1st, 1998. Williams' friend and Premature Ejaculation bandmate Chuck Collison then took the unedited soundtrack materials to complete the score. See more »

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Visually Excellent
15 July 2015 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Pig (1998)

*** (out of 4)

Visually and musically impressive short that's certainly not going to be everyone's taste. We basically have a serial killer in a pig's mask taking a male victim back to a house in the desert to torture him. At just 20 minutes this film has quite a bit going for it but there's no question that the highlight is the visuals by co-directors Nico B. and Rozz Williams. Williams had an interesting history and actually killed himself before the release of this film and that too has an eerie shadow over the film. As far as the film goes, as I said it's certainly not going to be for everyone as it's extremely bizarre and features real violence that many will find disturbing. There's a sequence where a needle is stuck through the man's nipple and there's also a lot of full frontal shots where the penis is being violated to say the least. The B&W image really looks like an old beat up movie from the 1920s and there's no question that's there a certain dark mood and atmosphere hanging over the picture. Those willing to stomach the storyline are going to be in for a rather unique vision.


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