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Movie "Hunting Pignut" playing at Arizona International Film Festival

Posted at 1:10 PM, Apr 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-28 16:10:26-04

Hunting Pignut is a film about 15-year-old Bernice who hates her life in tiny, isolated Black Gut, Newfoundland. Her dejected spirit takes a strange turn when her dad dies of a heroin overdose and Pignut, a charismatic but tormented and violent punk rocker, shows up for his wake. Bernice stumbles upon Pignut's journal and becomes obsessed with discovering more about her father, his mysterious facial tattoo, his best friend Pignut and their clan of nomadic gutter punks. When Pignut steals her father's ashes, Bernice embarks on an odyssey to hunt down her father's ashes and to discover her place in his heart and in the world.