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