A FEBRE (THE FEVER)

By Maya Da­Rin
Brazil/France/Germany
Locarno Film Festival, International Competition

 

SYNOPSIS

Justino, a 45-year-old Desana native, is a security guard at the Manaus harbor. As his daughter prepares to study medicine in Brasilia, Justino is taken over by a mysterious fever.

DIRECTOR’S BIO

Maya Da­Rin is a Brazilian filmmaker and visual artist. Graduated at Le Fresnoy, she has a master degree in Cinema and Art History at Sorbonne Nouvelle and attended film workshops at the Cuban Film School. Her work has been shown at numerous film festivals and art institutions such as Locarno, MoMA and New Museum. Her documentary Lands (2010), took part in more than 40 film festivals and her first feature film project, The Fever, was invited to Cinéfondation, La Fabrique and TorinoFilmLab and will have its World Premiere in Locarno’s International Competition.

Cast & Crew 

Director – Maya Da-Rin
Scriptwriter – Maya Da-Rin, Miguel Seabra Lopes, Pedro Cesarino
Producers – Maya Da-Rin, Leonardo Mecchi, Juliette Lepoutre
Co-producers – Pierre Menahem, Janine Jackowski, Jonas Dornbach
Production – Tamanduá Vermelho, Enquadramento Produções (Brazil)
Coproduction – Still Moving (France), Komplizen Film (Germany)
DoP – Bárbara Alvarez
Sound – Felippe Schultz Mussel, Breno Furtado, Romain Ozanne
Sound mix – Emmanuel Croset
Art Director – Ana Paula Cardoso
Custome Designer – Joana Gatis
Make-up – Helena d’Araújo
Film Editor – Karen Akerman