This Little Piggy went to town!

A scheming, bigoted and corrupt policeman is in line for a promotion and will stop at nothing to get what he wants. Enlisted to solve a brutal murder and threatened by the aspirations of his colleagues, he sets about ensuring their ruin, right under the nose of the Chief Inspector. As he turns his colleagues against one another by stealing their wives and exposing their secrets, he starts to lose himself in a web of deceit that he can no longer control. His past is slowly catching up with him, and a missing wife, a crippling drug habit and suspicious colleagues start to take their toll on his sanity. The question is: can he keep his grip on reality long enough to disentangle himself from the filth?

97 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex, Nudity, Violence, Drug abuse).
Comedy, Crime, Drama, On the art circuit
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James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Eddie Marsan, Imogen Poots, Brian MCardie, Emun Elliot, Gary Lewis
Jon S. Baird
ScreenplayJon S. Baird, from the novel by Irvine Welsh
MusicClint Mansell
CinematographyMatthew Jensen
EditingMark Eckersley
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2013
Produced bySteel Mill Pictures, Logie Pictures, Altitude Film Entertainment, Egoli Tossel Film, Entre Chien et Loup, Film House Germany, Film I Väst, Filmgate Films, Maven Pictures

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreCrime, drama
LanguageStrong, frequent and sexually explicit
NudityOccasional, moderate to strong
SexFrequent and strongly implied.
ViolenceOccasional, moderate, realistic, bloody
PrejudiceOccasional, prejudice to gays
Drug abuseNone (sic)
CommentsThemes are mature and complex and could disturb sensitive viewers.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.


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