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  • Greek Title To Tσίμπημα
  • English Title The Bite
  • Original Title A Mordida
  • Year: 2020
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Country: Portugal, Brazil
  • Duration: 26'
  • Director / Scriptwriter: Pedro Neves Marques
  • Cinematography: Marta Simões
  • Editing: Pedro Neves Marques
  • Sound: Tales Manfrinato
  • Cast: Alina Dörzbacher, Ana Flávia Cavalcanti, Kelner Macedo
  • Production: Catarina de Sousa, Pedro Neves Marques
  • Color: Color
  • Audio: Sound
  • Language: Portuguese, English
  • Format: Μη διαθέσιμη πληροφορία
  • Subtitles: Greek
  • Print Source: Portugal Film

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 queer drama.


Pedro Neves Marques

Pedro Neves Marques (Lisbon, 1984) is a film director, visual artist, and writer. He has exhibited at art institutions such as Tate Modern, Serpentine Galleries, and Gasworks in London; Jeu de Paume in Paris; at the Pérez Art Museum of Miami and at Anthology Film Archives, New Museum, Sculpture Center and e-flux in New York; at V-A-C Foundation in Venice; Fondación Botín in Madrid; Times Guangdong Museum in China, among others. Forthcoming solo shows and screenings include Castello di Rivolli in Turin, Highline in New York, CA2M in Madrid, and the 2020 Liverpool Biennial.


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