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A MORDIDA / / THE BITE (2019)
FICTION / SUPER16 / 26'
[directed by Pedro Neves Marques]
Between a house in the Atlantic forest and a genetically-modified mosquito factory near São Paulo, a polyamorous, non-binary relationship struggles to survive an epidemic spreading across Brazil.
While in the factory millions of mosquitos are born daily inside test tubes, the power dynamics between Helmut, Calixto, and Tao only intensifies.
The Bite is a film found somewhere between horror, science fiction and a queer drama.
TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival '19
New York Film Festival '19
MIEFF - Moscow International Experimental Film Festival '20 * KODAK Prize
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur '19
Thessaloniki International Film Festival '19
London Short Film Festival '20
Go Short – International Short Film Festival Nijmegen * Best International Fiction, European Film Awards nomination '20