The Fever (2019)
aka A Febre
First screened in October 2019
Director: Maya Da-Rin. Cast: Regis Myrupu, Rosa Peixoto, Johnatan Sodré, Kaisaro Jussara Brito, Edmildo Vaz Pimentel, Anunciata Teles Soares, Lourinelson Vladmir, Suzy Lopes. Screenplay: Maya Da-Rin, Miguel Seabra Lopes, and Pedro Cesarino.

Twitter Capsule: Subtly but determinedly poetic tale of an indigenous Brazilian posed on many thresholds—medical, cultural, metaphysical.

VOR:   Style embodies subject, as the film straddles the worlds of global art-house grammar and indigenous storytelling tropes. Unusual and hypnotic.

Photo © 2019 Tamandúa Vermelho/Enquadramento Produçøes/
Still Moving/Komplizen Film

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

Chicago International Film Festival: Best Director

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