Pig

critic Reviews

, 97% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Like the animal itself, Pig defies the hogwash of expectations with a beautiful odyssey of loss and love anchored by Nicolas Cage's affectingly raw performance.
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    Simran HansObserver (UK)
    Though the film is teed up as a kind of John Wick-style revenge bender, Cage's star persona is soon smartly subverted.
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    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    Pig shouldn't be a revelation to anyone who's been following these men's careers, but it's a perfect reminder of how easily we can underestimate people.
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    Linda MarricThe Jewish Chronicle
    Action-packed and yet gently meditative.
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    Tara BradyIrish Times
    His most contemplative performance in years, a reminder of a time when David Lynch hailed Cage as "the jazz musician of American acting".
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    This is the movie for which the term sui generis was invented.
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    Tim RobeyDaily Telegraph (UK)
    Anyone who's been keeping faith with Nicolas Cage, through all his career's snaking cul-de-sacs and mad escapades, has a tremendous reward in store when they sit down to Pig.
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    Simon MiraudoMovie Squad (RTRFM 92.1)
    A unique pleasure of a movie.
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    Jim Schembrijimschembri.com
    With its sullen mood very carefully kept from crossing the line into comedy, where it could easily have gone, Pig unspools as a thoughtful, if undemanding cinematic tone poem about one man's reluctant journey back into a world he had turned his back on.
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    Thomas CaldwellABC Radio Melbourne
    One of the most unusual, touching and humanistic films about love and loss in recent years.
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    James PerkinsStarburst
    With arguably Nicolas Cage's best-ever performance in a feature film, a deep psychological and humanised story and a striking score by Alexis Grapsas and Philip Klein, Michael Sarnoski's feature debut is a true tour de force.
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