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The Fever

The Fever
Drama, Thriller, Mystery | 2019 | NR. 1hr 38min
CAST: Regis Myrupu, Rosa Peixoto, Kaisaro Jussara Brito DIRECTOR: Maya Da-Rin TACOMA FILM FESTIVAL | IN-THEATER SCREENING

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.

Debut feature film! Award-winner at several festivals, including Chicago International Film Festival and Locarno International Film Festival.


As The Grand prepares to reopen to the public, please know that the health and safety of our patrons, staff and volunteers is our biggest priority. Below is an abbreviated list of procedures we have in place to help protect our film-loving community. Please read the guidelines and procedures in full here.
  • Masks are mandatory.
  • Concessions stand is closed.
  • All employees and volunteers will be screened for symptoms.
  • Each theater will be limited to 25% capacity.
  • We have instituted assigned seating. Online tickets are highly recommended as we are operating at a reduced capacity. If you are purchasing tickets at the box office, we ask that you come prepared with a card for payment rather than cash.

Presented by the (mostly virtual) 15th Tacoma Film Festival, November 6–15, 2020. Explore the lineup and more at


With subtlety and sensibility, taking advantage of the simplicity and humanity of the actors, the director Maya Da-Rin conceived one of the most convincing debut pieces of Latin American cinema.
Diego Batlle,
The Fever is essential cinema, demanding empathy and understanding without pity or didacticism, and spotlighting indigenous people with the attention to cultural specifics that few films bother elaborating.
Beatrice Loayza, Cinema Scope
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