• Fri. Dec 1st, 2023

“Pig” is a drama film directed by . The story follows Rob (), 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. 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 '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. 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
Screenplay by
Story by Vanessa Block
Produced by Vanessa Block Dimitra Tsingou Joseph Restaino Steve Tisch David Carrico Adam Paulsen Thomas Benski Ben Giladi Dori Rath
Starring , , , ,
Cinematography Patrick Scola
Edited by Brett W. Bachman
Music by Alexis Grapsas Philip Klein
AI Film Endeavor Content Pulse Films BlockBox Entertainment Valparaiso Pictures Saturn Films
Distributed by Neon
Release date July 16, 2021
Running time 92 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $3.8 million

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