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Pig (2018)

The Pig (original title)
Iranian directors are getting slaughtered by an unknown serial killer and a blacklisted director, Hasan Kasmai, is curious about only one thing: Why isn't the killer after him?

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Mani Haghighi

Writer:

Mani Haghighi
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Credited cast:
Hasan Majuni Hasan Majuni ... Hasan Kasmai (as Hassan Majooni)
Leila Hatami ... Shiva Mohajer
Leili Rashidi ... Goli
Parinaz Izadyar ... Annie
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Saber Abar ... Saber Abar
Mahnaz Afshar ... Mahnaz Afshar
Siamak Ansari ... Homayoun
Vishka Asayesh ... Vishka Asayesh
Ainaz Azarhoush Ainaz Azarhoush ... Alma
Ali Bagheri Ali Bagheri ... Azemat
Mahsa Hejazi Mahsa Hejazi
Mina Jafarzadeh Mina Jafarzadeh ... Jeyran
Payman Maadi ... Payman Maadi
Biuk Mirzaei Biuk Mirzaei ... Biuk Mirzaei
Ali Mosaffa ... Sohrab Saidi
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Banned from making films, Hasan is doubly frustrated that his muse, the actress Shiva, is working with other directors. His home life is faring no better. There are disagreements with his wife, and his aged mother is getting more and more detached from reality. But most galling of all, a serial killer is going about beheading Iran's finest filmmakers, yet Hasan remains unscathed. Why, when he is one of the greatest, is he being completely ignored? The hilarity and hi jinks that follow are quite unlike anything we've seen in Iranian cinema. Written by Anonymous

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28 February 2020 | by alirezaalinejhadvSee all my reviews

Storyline was attractive ,and i can't stop movie till end.I enjoy it and i think most of the people would enjoy this movie. . It's too hard for Iranian movies to become popular unless they has been created by Asqhar Farhady 😕.So I wanna too use this opportunity and advertise them.Iran's cinema is not strong ,but we can find more than three good movie from each year,so watch Iranian movie too and describe them with some normal Hollywood movies in same genre and same year .😐


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Official Sites:

sourehcinema

Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian | Turkish | English

Release Date:

1 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pig See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$24,666
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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