A Mordida

Portugal, Brazil


Between a house in the Atlantic forest and a genetically-modified mosquito factory near São Paulo, a poly-amorous, 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 intensify. THE BITE is a film found somewhere between horror, science fiction and a queer drama.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Pedro Neves Marques

Written by: Pedro Neves Marques

Produced by: Catarina de Sousa, Pedro Neves Marques

Cinematography: Marta Simões

Editing: Pedro Neves Marques

Main Cast: Alina Dörzbacher, Ana Flávia Cavalcanti, Kelner Macedo

Nominations and Awards

  • Short Film Candidates 2020