SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2019

2013, 90 mins
Production: Cine Clube de Avanca Filmógrafo
Language: Portuguese
Format: DCP

Scriptwriter: Luís Diogo
Director: Luís Diogo
DoP: Pedro Farate
Composer: Djwild Filipe Coutinho
Producer: Antonio Costa Valente, Luís Diogo
Editor: Francisco Costa, Luís Diogo
Cast: Sara Barros Leitão, Miguel Meira, João Guimarães, António Borges, Margarida Carvalho


At the age of 20, Lila returns to the land where she was born, hoping to find her true parents. Although she grew up surrounded by love for a family that adopted her, she needs to know the reasons behind her abandonment. She rents a room to Nuno, an attractive young man and in a short time, the bond between them grows into an overwhelming passion. However, Lila and Nuno could never imagine the despair that love could bring them …

Director’s biography

Luís Diogo is a scriptwriter and director who was born in Guinea-Bissau in 1972. Later he moved to Castelo Branco, Portugal, where he graduated as a teacher of drawing. In 1995 he attended an argument writing course with John Furey. His first film experience was as a screenwriter for Leonel Vieira’s “The Bomb” (2001). FATAL SIN was his first feature film.

Director’s filmography

2018 A Sublime Life
2013 Fatal Sin
2011 Cold Night in Castelo Branco (short)
2010 Of the water… (short)