Dead Pigs

UK TBC Certificate
In cinemas
October 18, 2018
Buy it from
February 12, 2021
Director
Runtime
2 Hours 10 Minutes
Language
Mandarin, English
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Based on remarkable true events, Dead Pigs is a bitingly humorous social satire about the trials and tribulations connecting a disparate group of characters in the midst of a baffling nationwide mystery.

Shifting between Shanghai and the neighboring provincial town of Jiaxing, the film centers on the intersecting stories of five characters, whose loose connections begin to fatefully intertwine: a down-on-his-luck pig farmer; a feisty home-owner defending her property; a lovestruck busboy; a rudderless rich girl; and an American expat pursuing the Chinese Dream. Their fates converge and collide as thousands of dead pigs are found floating down the Huangpu River.

Last updated
February 8, 2021

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