'Kissing Game': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Brazilian thriller on Netflix

Bearing similarity with the present pandemic, the show depicts a small town panicking as they fight a virus that spreads by the one thing most teenagers do best — kissing


                            'Kissing Game': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Brazilian thriller on Netflix
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While we're all stuck at home because coronavirus continues to be a threat, there are a few releases that have eerie narratives that mirror the reality somewhat. Netflix's new release 'Kissing Game', originally titled 'Boca a Boca', brings to viewers a thrilling Season 1. What happens when a "kissing disease" starts to spread, can it be contained? A small town panics as they fight the spread of a virus by the one thing most teenagers do best — kissing. Here is what we know of the upcoming Brazilian thriller.

Release date

Season 1 of 'Kissing Game' premieres on July 17.

Plot

The spread of the virus (Netflix)

The official synopsis under the released trailer reads as such when translated from Portuguese, "After a party, a girl wakes up the next day with a slightly different hangover. She was infected with a virus transmitted through the mouth. In addition to the common dramas for their age, teenagers in a rural city live with the panic of the virus and the fear that its secrets will be discovered."

Cast

Caio Horowicz

Horowicz is known for his roles as JM in 'Califórnia' (2015), Felipe in 'Music for Bleeding Hearts' (2019) and Marcello Camargo Capuano in 'Hebe: The Brazilian Star' (2019). His other recent works include 'Florianópolis Dream' (2018), 'Love Snaps' (2018), and 'The Tower' (2019). Other members of the cast include Iza Moreira and Michel Joelsas.

Creators

The series is directed by Esmir Filho and Juliana Rojas. Along with Filho and Rojas, Thais Guisasola, Marcelo Marchi, and Jaqueline Souza serve as writers. While Filho serves as executive producer, Caio Gullane, Fabiano Gullane, Thereza Menezes and Fernando Sapelli as producers.

Trailer

Netflix has released the official trailer, but the subtitles are not in English. You can find the thrilling trailer below. It's engaging and terrifying at the same time, as we see the spread of a virus caused by a mundane thing teenagers do. The small town is now ravaged by the "kissing disease."



 

Where to watch

Catch Season 1 of 'Kissing Game'  on July 17 on Netflix.

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