Corpus Piggy

A young doctor engages in a strange culinary ritual, invoking the magic of tarot and surgery. He invites a food photographer to document the process. Dozens of Polaroids later, she finds herself undergoing an unexpected transformation.

  • Kimberly Lovie Murdaugh
  • Kimberly Lovie Murdaugh
  • Kimberly Lovie Murdaugh
  • I.B. Kwok
    Key Cast
  • Kimberly Lovie
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 10, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    1,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Harvard ARTS FIRST Festival
    Cambridge, MA
    United States
    April 29, 2022
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
  • First Hermetic International Film Festival
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Kimberly Lovie Murdaugh

Kimberly Lovie is a doctor and short film director. After she trained at Harvard and Yale, her love for B&W cinema led her to radiology. Outside of the hospital, she became an avid photographer, filmmaker, and screenwriter. She made her international photography debut in Seoul in 2021, and short film debut in LA in 2022. Her first TV drama screenplay is in preparation. She was inducted into the International Association of Art (IAA/AIAP) in 2021.

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Director Statement

Filming mainly in black and white, Lovie uses her cameras like x-rays to reveal sacred human spaces. She creates studies of rituals, sexuality, and community bonds - exposing the boundary between life and death.