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Porcile (1969)

Not Rated | | Drama | 10 September 1969 (Italy)
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)
Jean-Pierre Léaud ... Julian Klotz (as Jean Pierre Leaud)
Alberto Lionello ... Mr. Klotz
Ugo Tognazzi ... Herdhitze
Anne Wiazemsky ... Ida
Margarita Lozano ... Madame Klotz (as Margherita Lozano)
Marco Ferreri ... Hans Günther
Franco Citti ... Cannibal
Ninetto Davoli ... 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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Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

10 September 1969 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Pigsty See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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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Connections

Edited into Pier Paolo Pasolini (1995) See more »

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Once digested, plenty of a experience to dig.
10 July 2019 | by jmgiovineSee all my reviews

Pasolini's drama possess a strong sense of both, humor and commentary, told in the particular way only the director could be capable of, with great poetic-like dialogue, and strong-thought-provoking themes all over the two stories presented, about cannibalism and human relationships, and while the whole flick could be hardly digestible for most audiences, for the small-but-self-aware section that won't mind the twisted-raw depictions over the director's ideologies, this will represent quite the experience.


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