In Michael Sarnoski’s Pig, a truffle hunter dwelling in wilderness of Oregon. Someday, he’s attacked and his pig is stolen for some motive. To seek out his misplaced sow, he has to return residence to Portland and confront his previous. That temporary description might need been bizarre for anyone else, it’s hunky dory for Nicolas Cage.
The movie is John Wick, if Daisy, the pet was a swine and it was kidnapped, not killed. Additionally, the hero Rob, in contrast to Keanu Reeves’ ruthless former murderer, just isn’t an knowledgeable fighter.
The screenplay, additionally written by Sarnoski, goals to stroll the positive line between off-kilter, whimsical cinema that Cage has featured in lots of instances and the type of inventive, auteur-driven movies that defines A24.
By the way, A24’s First Cow did what Pig might be trying.
Nonetheless, Pig seems good, particularly in case you are a Cage fan. It’s shot relatively properly, with a darker color palette than you’d anticipate, a grim and darkish tone that doesn’t completely mix with a getting-back-the-pig quest.
Certainly, like John Wick, one thing deeper is occurring beneath the veneer? Rob going again to Portland can’t solely be about getting his pet again. The trailer, sadly, doesn’t reveal something.
The official logline reads, “A truffle hunter who lives alone within the Oregonian wilderness should return to his previous in Portland seeking his beloved foraging pig after she is kidnapped.”
Pig will launch on July 16, 2021 within the US.