Tag: Sub-genre: Political

  • Porco Rosso. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1992.

    Porco Rosso. Dir. Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1992.

    Porco Rosso follows a former fighter pilot who abandoned the Italian military, transformed into a pig, and becomes a bounty hunter that fights pirates. One day he meets American pilot Curtis who was contracted by pirates and is in love with Porco‚Äôs friend Gina. Curtis realises Gina loves Porco despite him being a pig and…

  • Porco Rosso. Dir Hayao Miyazaki. Studio Ghibli. 1992.

    The cinema scene in Porco Rosso tells us a lot about how stereotypes are assigned onto animals through media to serve specific agendas, in this case they are largely political. The pig on screen is portrayed as a villain, but certain similarities make it impossible not to draw connections between the pig onscreen and Porco.…