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Exterminator Seed

  • Portugal
  • Brazil
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An oil spill contaminates the Brazilian coast. Capivara, an offshore oil rig worker, is evacuated back to Rio de Janeiro, where the locals remain ignorant of the incoming disaster. Despite the danger, Capivara wishes only to return to the offshore oil fields. In the city, he is aided by Ywy, a woman who convinces him to travel to her homeland of Mato Grosso do Sul, in search for work in the soya and corn monocultural plantations. There, Ywy tells him about the infertility proper to those transgenic plants and an android like her. But Capivara, a human, is incapable of understanding her.


  • Original title
    Semente Exterminadora
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Pedro Neves Marques
  • DOP
    Carolina Marsiaj Costa
  • Editing
    Pedro Neves Marques
  • Duration
    29 min (16-30 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Portugal
    • Brazil
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Distribution
  • Festivals
    • International Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece
    • FICMEC - International Environmental Film Festival Canarias, Spain
    • Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal
    • Caminhos do Cinema Português, Portugal
    • CineEco - Festival Internacional de Cinema Ecológico da Serra da Estrela, Portugal
    • Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal
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