Piggie (2003)

A strange teenager becomes obsessed with a man who has a dangerous past in this independent drama. Fannie (Savannah Haske) is a slow-witted young woman living with her father (Robert John Burke) on a small farm in upstate New York.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Crudely shot and edited, the film is most notable for the strong performances by its two leads.

Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A monotonous female coming-of-age story about a simpleminded teenager in upstate New York who becomes infatuated with a Ratso-like drifter.

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Noel Murray
AV Club

Remember when independent filmmakers made movies about people who actually exist?

Joshua Land
Village Voice

A movie refreshingly lacking in social graces, Piggie uses the transparency of video to x-ray the psyches of characters obsessed with the essence of things.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Piggie director Alison Bagnall, who co-wrote Vincent Gallo's Buffalo 66, proves that you don't need a big budget to make a dynamite film.

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