MOSQUITO by João Nuno Pinto had its world premiere

Mosquito

MOSQUITO by João Nuno Pinto had its world premiere last night, inaugurating this year's IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam. For the first time, a portuguese film was selected as the opening film of an international class A festival, and it also integrates the Big Screen Competition section, with a record of sold out screening sessions.

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Premiering at the 2020 Rotterdam film festival, João Nuno Pinto’s MOSQUITO is an provocative, if derivative, odyssey into the heart of colonial darkness

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A história de “Mosquito” é a de um jovem português que serviu o Exército Português na I Guerra Mundial. Zacarias sonhava combater em França, mas mandaram-no num barco rumo a Moçambique. Era o avô paterno do realizador João Nuno Pinto

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Mosquito - International Film Festival Rotterdam review

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João Nuno Pinto's Portuguese World-War-One drama tackles Portugal's colonial shady past in Africa.

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49ste editie Filmfestival Rotterdam opent met Mosquito – de geschiedenis als een koortsdroom

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De 49ste editie van het Rotterdams filmfestival opent woensdagavond met Mosquito, de tweede speelfilm van de Portugese regisseur João Nuno Pinto. ‘Wij waren een wereldrijk – dat wordt nog steeds onderwezen, dat geloof je toch niet?’

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Mosquito, openingsfilm van het International Film Festival Rotterdam, speelt zich af in Oost-Afrika tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog, met de archetypische ontredderde westerling in de hoofdrol

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Rotterdam’s opening film is a fever dream account of a young Portuguese soldier’s experiences in 1917 Mozambiqu

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Mosquito is the opening film of International Film Festival Rotterdam

Mosquito

The IFFR – International Film Festival Rotterdam announces today that MOSQUITO, João Nuno Pinto's new film, produced by Paulo Branco, a Leopardo Filmes production, co-produced by Alfama Films Production (France), APM Produções (Portugal) , Delicatessen Films (Brazil) and Mapiko Filmes (Mozambique), will be the opening film of the IFFR - International Film Festival Rotterdam 2020, which will take place from January 22nd to February 2nd, where it will be competing in the Big Screen Competition section, for the Big Screen Award.

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Mosquito follows a 17-year-old Portuguese recruit who gets lost in the African wilderness in 1917 and marks the second feature from Portuguese director Pinto following 2010’s América. It will also compete in IFFR’s Big Screen Competition.

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Mosquito, a period drama from Portuguese filmmaker João Nuno Pinto (América), will open the 2020 International Film Festival Rotterdam (…). Described as a "war film without war," Mosquito follows a 17-year-old Portuguese recruit drafted to fight in World War I who gets lost in the African wilderness. The film will have its world premiere in Rotterdam in the festival's Big Screen Competition section.

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