Porcile (Pigpen) (Pigsty)
Porcile (Pigpen) (Pigsty) (1969)

This provocative Italian drama contains a pair of parallel stories. One centers on the exploits of a medieval soldier who has developed a taste for human flesh. The other is about an ex-Nazi magnate who prefers the company of pigs to that… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 29, 2005
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Not only an exquisitely revolting satire, it is also Pasolini's most fascinating piece of cinema.

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Fernando F. Croce

Pasolini's freak-out is rigorously controlled, his political vaudeville is unsurpassable

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

This isn't one of Pasolini's greatest films, though it's possibly the one that today best shows the warp and woof of its period.

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Greg Muskewitz

Slipshod, disconnected, uninvolving, and utterly boring.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A difficult self-indulgent satire to enjoy.

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One of Pasolini's most enigmatic films.

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Dimitris Springer
2 allegorical stories make this a demi comedy by that legendary scholar/poet/post-modern inquisitor.Cannibalism,a series of totalitarian fragments,the director… More