Young doctor Fabian travels to Lisbon to win back his ex-girlfriend Doro. While the two of them are gradually getting closer again they are being haunted by their fears. Fabian’s jealousy once again puts their relationship to the test.​

Theme(s): Love, Jealousy, Passion
Produced by: German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb), Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, Primeira Idade and Atara Film
About director
  • Jonas Rothlaender

    Born 1982 in Lübeck, Germany. He studied directing at the German Film- and Television Academy Berlin (dffb). During that time he shot several short films. THE SHIRT was selected for Next GeneratIon / Short Tiger Kurzfilmrolle and toured several Festivals, beginning 2011 in Cannes. His first feature-length documentary FAMILIE HABEN was released in Beginning of 2015. FADO is his graduation movie and Feature Film debut.


Festival(s) & Award(s)
  • Max Ophüls Preis (2016) Best Director
  • Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival (2016) Best Film
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam (2016) Official Selection
  • Achtung Berlin New Berlin Film Award (2016) Exberliner Film Award and Best Director