Piggy18

Directed by Carlota Pereda | Spain | 2022 | 1h 40m | Spanish w/ English subtitles | Starring Laura Galán, Claudia Salas, Carmen Machi, José Pastor, Camille Aguilar

With the sun beating down on her rural Spanish town, Sara spends the summer avoiding the classmates who mercilessly bully her due to her weight. One day, her bullies are abducted and feared dead. When the police start asking questions, Sara is torn between helping the authorities or the stranger responsible for the disappearance of her enemies. Part coming-of-age romance, part psychological body horror, Carlota Pereda’s feature debut is a masterful mix of dark comedy, social commentary and raw suspense.

‘A social issue, a gory film, an anti-heroine from a small Spanish town – all in one. The slasher style, small-town naturalism and nods to 70s horror are quite memorable.’
★★★★
Silvia Mariscal, Little White Lies

‘Weaving together grindhouse thrills and adolescent dilemmas, Piggy has a dark humour that proves deliciously entertaining.’
★★★★
Phuong Lee, The Guardian

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We showed Piggy between January 13, 2023 and January 19, 2023.

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Today (Saturday 15th June)

18:15

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 18
1h 23m
Back on the big screen for the film's 50th anniversary, Tobe Hooper's gritty and transgressive folk-horror slasher movie set out in the American sticks. Who will survive, and what will be left of them?

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20:30

The Beast 15
2h 27m | French w/ English subtitles
As a woman (Léa Seydoux) undergoes a procedure to rid her DNA of all feelings, she crosses paths with a man from her past lives. An ambitious dystopian sci-fi from acclaimed French filmmaker Bertrand Bonello.

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Tomorrow (Sunday 16th June)

14:30

Army of Shadows 12A
2h 25m | French w/ English subtitles
A group of French resistance fighters battle against the Nazis in German-controlled Marseilles as well as suspicion amongst their own ranks in Jean-Pierre Melville's gripping wartime thriller.

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17:30

Slow 15
1h 48m | Lithuanian w/ English subtitles
A dancer and a sign language interpreter redefine what intimacy means for their relationship when one of them reveals that they are asexual in this award-winning Lithuanian drama.

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20:00

There's Still Tomorrow 15
1h 58m | Italian w/ English subtitles
The arrival of a mysterious letter inspires a housewife to stand up to her husband and imagine a better future for her family in this sweeping, record-breaking Italian melodrama.

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Plan your visit

Our beautiful art deco inspired auditorium can be found just off East Oxford's Cowley Road. We are open 7 days a week. We open the cinema and box office 30 minutes before the scheduled start time of each film, and the Box Office then closes 10 minutes after the film starts. We don’t show adverts, just a couple of trailers, so don't be late as the film itself starts very close to the advertised time!