“On the Verge of a Fever” – Yon fim Ayiti Imaj ap pote ban nou

Kontèks fim sa a se mizè, laperèz ak diktati brital ki te genyen nan ane 1971 nan peyi d Ayiti. “On the Verge of a Fever” (An kreyòl: “Nan gou medanm yo” / An fransè: “Le goût des jeunes filles”) se istwa Fanfan, yon ti gason kenzan ki vle fè eksperyans li nan lavi a, ansanm avèk zanmi li, Gégé, ki gen je byen kale. Fanfan se yon ti inosan manman li te kouve anpil, e vwala li vin temwen yon ensidan tèt chaje. Pou li pa nan pwoblèm ak Tonton Makout, Fanfan deside al kache kay yon bèl vwazin pou tout wikenn nan. Kay tifi a, non sèlman li pè pou yo pa kenbe li, men an menm tan li ta renmen reyalize pi gwo fantasm li. Istwa sa a baze sou yon woman ekriven ayisyen Dany Laferrière. Se John L’Ecuyer ki dirije fim nan.


“On the Verge of a Fever” – A film screening presented by Ayiti Images

Against the backdrop of poverty, fear and the brutal dictatorship of Haiti in 1971, On the Verge of a Fever (Le goût des jeunes filles) is about Fanfan, a fifteen-year-old boy who just wants to experience life for himself with his streetwise friend Gégé. Having lived a somewhat sheltered life with his protective mother, Fanfan experiences a bizarrely terrifying incident involving a Tonton-Macoute. As a result, he decides to hide out at his beautiful neighbor’s house for the weekend. There, he is trapped between his fear of being caught and the fulfilling of his deepest fantasy. Based on the novel by renown Haitian novelist Dany Laferriere. Directed by John L’Ecuyer.