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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.