Die letzte Sau

written on 06/07/2020
by Annett Wania & Michael Lutz

We start the German movie series with a quirky summer road movie: “Die letzte Sau”

Die letzte Sau (The last pig) | 2016 | tragic comedy | 86 min | German with English subtitles

A small farmer in Bavaria has to declare bankruptcy because he cannot compete with the large factory farms and loses everything. He gets on a motorbike with his last pig in the sidecar and sets off to visit his beloved Birgit, daughter of a wealthy businessman, who lives in the eastern part of Germany. During his road trip with the pig, he meets many others who are in a similar predicament.

The film is available through free online video rental service at the Goethe-Institut. Click here to register for free!

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