The King of Pigs

The King of Pigs


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Director: Kim Dae Jin

Screenwriter: Tak Jae Young

Aired on: Mar 18, 2022

Total Episodes: 12

Network: TVING

Duration: 55 min.

Year: 2022

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 돼지의 왕

Content Rating: 18+ Restricted (violence & profanity)

Alternative Titles: Dwaejiui Wang

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller


Two friends meet up and recall their experiences as victims of school harassment when they receive a message from a friend from 20 years ago and mysterious serial terminates begin to occur.

Kyung Min lives with the trauma of the school violence he experienced twenty years ago and an unexpected case causes his suppressed emotions to reappear. Meanwhile, Detective Jong Suk receives a mysterious message sent from a friend from 20 yearsago which reminds him of the school violence that took place back then. Chasing the mysterious message, he tries to put a stop to the criminals.

Through these characters with tragic fates, the drama touches on the origin of school violence and the harassment that pervades modern society.

(Source: AsianWiki)

~~ Adapted from the animated film “The King of Pigs” (돼지의 왕) by Yeon Sang Ho (연상호), based on a true story.


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