Original title: Dengue
Directed by: Prantik Basu (Riverine Films)
Produced by: Prantik Basu & Tanaji Dasgupta (Riverine Films)
Genre: Drama, LGBTQ+, Romance
Country of production: India, Netherlands
Runtime: 90 min
Projected budget: 460 000 €
Budget in place: 30%
Expected release: 2023
Looking for: Financing, co-producers, sales agents
During a sudden summer rain in Kolkata (India), a young migrant worker named Nepal gives refuge to Sunny, a medical student, by offering him his room to stay. While the narrow suburban roads get flooded and soon become a breeding ground for mosquitoes that carry a tropical virus, a feverish romance unfolds between the two men.
Written by: Prantik Basu (Riverine Films)
Riverine Films – India | Riverine Films is a young Indian production company based in Kolkata. Focusing on diverse and underrepresented voices, Riverine is home for intimate stories that have universal resonance, told with artistry and sensitivity.