Larissa Figueiredo was born in 1988 in Brasilia. She studied Literature at the University of Brasilia, Film Theory in the Université Lumière Lyon 2, in France, and Visual Arts/Cinema at the Haute École d’Art et Design de Genève, in Switzerland. The bull is her first feature film. It was awarded the Visions Sud Est fund and presented as a work-in-progress at the Carte Blanche section of the 67th Locarno International Film Festival. Larissa is currently working on the development of her second feature film, Agontimé, to be shot in Brazil and Africa.