Dwaeji-ui Wang

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: The King of the Pigs
Japanese: 돼지의 왕
German: The King of Pigs
Spanish: The King of Pigs
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 3, 2011
Producers: Studio Dadashow
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Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Genres: DramaDrama, SuspenseSuspense
Theme: PsychologicalPsychological
Duration: 1 hr. 36 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 6.601 (scored by 25042,504 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #61072
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #7207
Members: 7,180
Favorites: 26

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Synopsis

After his business goes bankrupt, 30-something Kyung-Min (Oh Jung-Se) kills his wife impulsively. Hiding his anger, he seeks out his former middle school classmate Jong-Suk (Yang Ik-June). Jong-Suk now works as a ghostwriter for an autobiography, but he dreams of writing his own novel. For the first time in 15 years, they meet. Kyung-Min and Jong-Suk both hide their own current situations and begin to talk about their middle school days.

At their middle school, they were classified by their wealth and grades. Kyung-Min and Jong-Suk were at the bottom. They were called pigs. They were bullied by a ruling class called dogs. When they were called pigs, they got angry but couldn't do anything against the dogs. Then a king of pigs appears—Chul (Kim Hye-Na). Kyung-Min and Jong-Suk became to rely on Chul-Yi.

Now, leading Jong-Suk to their middle school grounds, Kyung-Min discloses the shocking truth to Jong-Suk of what happened 15 years ago.

(Source: Asian Media Wiki)

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Yeon, Sang-ho
Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, Screenplay, Editing, Character Design, Original Creator, Background Art


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Reviews

Aug 4, 2023
The directing is not bad when you think about scene composition and pace. Voice acting is mediocre but the main problem is that they either lacked proper equipment or a sound technician because when the actors are laughing or screaming the voice starts clipping (distortion due to loudness). The art, now the art sucks, and the animation is pretty bad too... why did a I give it a 9/10?

The King of the Pigs has a pretty good and well written story, a great narrative and well crafted characters. It's honestly the best animated story I've seen in a long time. There is a whole grim ...
Aug 6, 2021
Mixed Feelings
So first things first, The King of Pigs is not a happy or uplifting movie. At all. It's relentlessly violent, has almost no morally good characters, and offers no salvation or reprieve from the suffering that takes place. With that said, is The King of Pigs still worthwhile? Well... it's not that easy.

Overall, The King of Pigs is a story about class struggle, and how dehumanising and inescapable class discrimination is.The story is largely told through violent altercations in a middle school between the rich kids, the "Dogs," and the poor ones, the "Pigs." The most similar example I can think of to this film ...
Oct 25, 2018
This movie must be the most boring movie, who ever
touched the "it's violent, so it's deep" genre.
But first of all I have to say, that I don't see this movie as a bulliying film,
but for what it wants to be at the end of the day:
A Film that wants to be vile, in the edgiest way possible,
by saying things, a hundred other movies said before,
in higher Quality.
So, for anyone who wants to see "Dwaejiui Wang", I recommend
to watch "The 120 Days of Sodom" and the 134 other movies
doing that stuff better, in which this movie gloriously failed.

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