Pig / Seththumaan

Pig / Seththumaan

Dir: Thamizh / India / 117 Minutes / Tamil / 2019

Poochi, lives with his grandson, Kumaresan in a small hut on his landlord, Vellaiyan’s land. Kumaresan’s parents were killed in a caste riot a few years ago and is now being taken care by Poochi. Poochi has big dreams for Kumaresan and does all kinds of work to save money to get Kumaresan into a Private school as he currently studies in a government run school. Vellaiyan is a well-known landlord of the region is on the constant lookout to eat Pork, though his wife and others are disgusted about this fact. Hence, Vellaiyan recruits his friends to eat the meat in his farm. He uses Poochi to help him in buying the pork as well as cooking it. Vellaiyan finally recruits the required number of people needed to buy a full pig and they all set a date to get together to eat the pork. Poochi is given the responsibility to buy the pig as well as slaughter, clean it and cook a portion of the meat in the fields itself and the rest will be distributed among Vellaiyan and his friends. The film works on the relationship between Poochi and his grandson, Vellaiyan and his friends as, Centred around a group’s desire to eat fried meat.

 

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