Porco Rosso [Sub: Eng]
The film follows the adventures of 'Porco Rosso', a veteran WW1 pilot in 1930s Italy, who has been cursed to look like an anthropomorphic pig as he battles the pirate crew's American ace with the help of spunky girl mechanic Fio Piccolo and his longtime friend Madame Gina.
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February 01, 2006 It's solid Miyazaki, although he has reached greater heights both before and since.Read in Source
August 10, 2009 Animator/fabulist Hayao Miyazaki pays homage to Hollywood's wartime adventure films in this masterwork built around the adventures of a high-flying pig.Read in Source
Eye for Film
August 02, 2007 Combining exquisite animation, (slyly subverted) Boys' Own action, and (barely concealed) adult themes, Porco Rosso goes the whole hog, offering anti-war escapades that will appeal to all ages.Read in Source
April 27, 2015 ...has a carefree sensibility that belies its underlying consideration of things like love, loss and warfare.Read in Source
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
May 06, 2013 More action-packed and manga-style, but its predictable plot points (punch-ups and air-battles) are secondary to Miyazaki-esque scenes of women's work, the indifferent beauty of nature and war as nightmare.Read in Source
February 20, 2014 Funny and delightful throughout, even with very serious themes bubbling underneath the surface.Read in Source
February 10, 2015 Though the story touches on politics and even profundities of the human experience, Miyazaki's light touch and overriding sense of fun promise that children of all ages will give themselves over... [Blu-ray]Read in Source
Reel Film Reviews
March 21, 2014 ...a near miss that nevertheless fares better than most of Miyazaki's output.Read in Source
Antagony & Ecstasy
March 23, 2010 That a pretty great adventure movie can rest comfortably alongside a strange tale of identity and morality... is proof enough that we're in the hands of a master storytellerRead in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery