Animator/fabulist Hayao Miyazaki pays homage to Hollywood’s wartime adventure films in this masterwork built around the adventures of a high-flying pig.
1930s Europe is a haven for seaplane pirates like the Mama Auito Gang, who plunder gold shipments with impunity and shanghai students for ransom. Only one name strikes fear in their hearts: Porco Rosso (Voice of Michael Keaton), a bounty hunter who pilots his bi-plane for paying customers. Once a human being, pig-man Porco was bewitched because of his selfish behavior during WWI. Although romance is out of the question, Porco pines for Gina (Susan Egan), the widow of a fallen comrade who know runs a re...