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The Fever (2019)

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.

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Maya Da-Rin
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Credited cast:
Regis Myrupu Regis Myrupu ... Justino
Rosa Peixoto Rosa Peixoto ... Vanessa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Suzy Lopes Suzy Lopes ... Rose
Lourinelson Vladmir ... Wanderlei
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In Manaus, an industrial city surrounded by the Amazon rain forest, the New Year's Eve is drawing closer and the heavy rains of December give no respite. Justino, a 45 years old Amerindian, works as a security guard at a cargo port and lives in a small house on the outskirts of town. Since the death of his wife, his only company has been his youngest daughter Vanessa, but she will be leaving soon to study medicine in Brasília. Stuck between the city, where he never quite fits in, and his village, from where he left over 20 years ago, Justino finds himself condemned to an existence without place. In his dreams, a creature wanders lost through the forest. During the day, he strives to stay focused at work. As time goes by, he is taken by a high fever, whose cause the doctors are not able to identify. Vanessa, in turn, finds herself divided between the desire to become a doctor and the decision to leave her father, sick, in Manaus. Meanwhile, Justino's nightmares become a media event: ...

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Brazil | France | Germany

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Portuguese

Release Date:

23 October 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La Fièvre See more »

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