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A Noiva

A Noiva

Original name: A Noiva
English name: The Bride
Year: 2022
Run time: 81 Min
Language: Portuguese
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: Portugal
Director: Sérgio Tréfaut
Producers: Sérgio Tréfaut
cast: Joana Bernardo, Lola Dueñas, Hugo Bentes, Hossein Hassan
Screenplay: Sérgio Tréfaut
Cinematographer: João Ribeiro
Editor: Pedro Filipe Marques
Sound Designer: Marcelo Lessa
Production Company: Faux Unipessoal Lda
World Sales: Alfama Films


  • Venice FF 2022
  • São Paulo IFF 2022
  • Seville European FF 2022
  • Duhok IFF 2022

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2011 Viagem A Portugal
  • 2005 Lisboetas (Documentary)
  • 2002 Fleurette (Documentary)
  • 1999 Outro País (Documentary)

Director's Biography:

Sérgio Tréfaut

Sérgio Tréfaut was born in São Paulo, Brazil. After completing a Master’s degree in Philosophy at the Sorbonne (Paris), he started to work in Lisbon as a journalist. His career evolved from there to his eventually becoming a producer and a prize-winning director of documentaries and feature films screened in more than 50 countries. Sérgio Tréfaut has been on the board of the EDN (European Documentary Network) and co-founded and co-directed Doclisboa IFF.


A European teenager ran away from home to marry a Daesh fighter. She became a bride of the Jihad. Three years later, her life has dramatically changed. She is living in an Iraqi prison camp. Now she has two children to take care of and is pregnant again. She is a 20 years old widow and soon will be put on trial in the Iraqi courts. What have the experience of war and brainwashing done to her?