Screen can exclusively reveal the first trailer for Sergio Trefaut’s The Bride which is premiering in the Horizons strand of the 79th Venice Film Festival (August 31 - September 10). 

Newcomer Joana Bernardo stars as a European teenager who runs away to marry an Islamic State fighter and finds herself living in an Iraqi prison camp three years later with two children and another one on the way. 

The title is produced written and directed by Trefaut, who co-founded Doclisboa International Film Festival, and produced by his Lisbon-based company Faux. 

Handling sales is France’s Alfama Films.