“Pig” is a drama film directed by Michael Sarnoski. The story follows Rob (Nicolas Cage), a truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregon wilderness with his beloved pig. When his pig is stolen, Rob returns to Portland to find her, and his journey takes him on a surreal and emotional quest that forces him to confront the traumas and regrets of his past. The film explores themes of loss, grief, and the search for meaning in life.
“Pig” is a deeply moving and thought-provoking film that subverts expectations and defies genre conventions. Nicolas Cage delivers a powerful and nuanced performance as Rob, infusing his character with a sense of quiet dignity and inner turmoil. The film's stunning cinematography and haunting score create a dreamlike atmosphere that draws the viewer into Rob's journey. Director Michael Sarnoski's sensitive and nuanced approach allows the film to explore complex themes with subtlety and depth, making it a deeply affecting and unforgettable experience.
“Pig” has received critical acclaim and has been nominated for several awards. Nicolas Cage was nominated for the Best Actor Award at the 2022 Academy Awards, and the film was nominated for the Best Original Screenplay Award at the same ceremony. The film's exploration of grief, loss, and the search for meaning has resonated with audiences and critics alike, making it a must-see film.
|Directed by||Michael Sarnoski|
|Screenplay by||Michael Sarnoski|
|Story by||Michael Sarnoski Vanessa Block|
|Produced by||Vanessa Block Dimitra Tsingou Joseph Restaino Nicolas Cage Steve Tisch David Carrico Adam Paulsen Thomas Benski Ben Giladi Dori Rath|
|Starring||Nicolas Cage, Alex Wolff, Adam Arkin, Gretchen Corbett,|
|Edited by||Brett W. Bachman|
|Music by||Alexis Grapsas Philip Klein|
|AI Film Endeavor Content Pulse Films BlockBox Entertainment Valparaiso Pictures Saturn Films|
|Release date||July 16, 2021|
|Running time||92 minutes|
|Box office||$3.8 million|