The Bite
Pedro Neves Marques
Fiction : 26' / Polyamory, Dystopia

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.


October 13 | 16h00 | Teatro Rivoli - Pequeno Auditório
Casa Comum Award

/ Details

Year: 2019

Country: Portugal, Brazil

Language: Portuguese

Subtitles: English

With: Alina Dorzbacher, Ana Flávia Cavalcanti, Kelner Macedo

/ Direction

Pedro Neves Marques


Pedro Neves Marques is a film director, visual artist, and writer. He has exhibited at several international art institutions such as Tate Modern in London and Fundación Botín in Madrid. His films have screened at film festivals such as DocLisboa and IndieLisboa, in Portugal, TIFF in Toronto, and New York Film Festival. Born in Lisbon, he lives in New York.


2019 - A Mordida (Short Film)
2018 - A Arte que Faz Mal à Vista (Short Film)
2017 - Semente Exterminadora (Short Film)

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