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Dae gi eui wang

Fortnight 2012, Feature film, 1h37


Kyung-min, a businessman, and Jong-suk, a failed writer, are former schoolmates. During a reunion dinner they look back on their school days, when a particularly cruel group of students, « the dogs », exercised a reign of terror by hazing and bullying part of the other students, the « pigs ». One day, Kim Chul, one of their mates, stood up to the « dogs », becoming the only hope of ending their tyranny. Fifteen years on, he remains a hero. But behind this figure, the two men recall the murky story of their bond.


Sang-ho Yeun

Yeun Sang-ho was born in Seoul, Korea in 1978. After his debut short film, D-Day in 2000, his second short The Hell won Asian Ghost Award at the Short Shorts Film Festival Asia. His following Short Love is Protein was screened in Competition at the Curtocircuito Int’l Short Film Festival of Santiago de Compostela in 2009 and invited to the Mauvais Genre International Film Festival at the same year.The King of Pigs is his first debut feature.

Hee-von Park
Hye-na Kim
Ik-june Yang
Jeong-se Oh
Kkobbi Kim

Sang-ho Yeun

Jun-bae Lee

Sang-ho Yeun, Yeun-jeong Lee

EOM Bean (MF-ars)

Set decoration
Je-keun Woo

Production :
The King Of Pigs Production Committee
Sangsangmadang, #302, Jungsan B/D, 362-4
Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu
121837 Seoul – Corée du Sud
Tél : +82 2 3141 7046

Coproduction :
Studio Dadashow (Corée du Sud)

Ventes / Foreign sales :
Indiestory Inc.
4Fl. BaekAk Bldg. 135-4 TongIn-dong,
Jongno-gu, 110043 Seoul – Corée du Sud
Tél : +82 2 722 6051

Title in Original Version : The King of Pigs

Press release

‘The King of Pigs’ becomes first Korean animation featured at Cannes /
The King of Pigs / Variety
‘King of Pigs’: Korean filmmaker Yeun Sang-ho explores dark side /
An ambitious animated feature / screendaily