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Piggy

  • Film
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

2 out of 5 stars
Martin Compston was a footballer with Greenock FC when Ken Loach cast him in ‘Sweet Sixteen’. And of all Loach’s recent finds, it’s Compston who has carved out the strongest acting career. So it’s a shame to see him lowering the tone with ‘Piggy’, a dime-a-dozen, not entirely terrible London thriller. He plays Joe, whose brother gets murdered on his way home after a night out. What looks like an open-and-shut case (the entire pub watched some local wrong ’uns have a pop at the victim) stumps the police. Then a man called Piggy (Paul Anderson) shows up, claiming to be a mate of Joe’s bruv. Piggy is here to wreak some nasty revenge, but Anderson’s grandiose over-acting is a dead giveaway that he might be a figment of Joe’s imagination.

Written by Cath Clarke

Release Details

  • Rated:18
  • Release date:Friday 4 May 2012
  • Duration:106 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Kieron Hawkes
  • Screenwriter:Kieron Hawkes
  • Cast:
    • Neil Maskell
    • Josh Herdman
    • Paul Anderson
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