Mosquito State is a psycho-thriller that evokes 2006’s underrated psychological horror film Bug. The film had a successful festival run which included winning the Bisato d’Oro at the Venice Film Festival. The movie will be joining Shudder’s Summer of Chills which will see a new movie premiere every week through August.
In Mosquito State, isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca (Beau Knapp) sees ominous patterns: His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation that attends his psychological meltdown.
Said Craig Engler, general manager of Shudder, “Mosquito State is a masterful allegory for the 2007 financial crisis – Wall Street meets The Fly – and serves as the perfect ending to Shudder’s ‘Summer of Chills.’ Filip Jan Rymsza is very much in command of the ominous, building psycho-horror throughout the film, and we cannot wait for our audience to experience it.”
Mosquito State comes to Shudder August 26
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