Sinner is a 2007 drama film directed by Marc Benardout. It stars Nick Chinlund, Georgina Cates, Michael E. Rodgers, Tom Wright, and Brad Dourif. The film debuted on Showtime on April 3, 2009 and was released on DVD in June 2009 in North America by Matson Films. A Catholic priest, Father Anthony Romano (Nick Chinlund), intervenes with the police when his colleague attacks a drifter named Lil (Georgina Cates). When Anthony reluctantly provides her asylum in his rectory, the brash hustler soon discovers a secret he has hidden from his diocese and parish. Through this unlikely muse, Anthony finds a path to regain his honor and calling in a post-scandal world where priests are guilty until proven innocent. Sinner was chosen as an official selection in the 2007 Vail Film Festival, 2007 Newport Beach Film Festival, 41st Annual Brooklyn Arts Council Film and Video Festival, 2007 Palm Beach International Film Festival, 2007 Garden State Film Festival, 2007 Buffalo Niagara Film Festival, and the 2007 Boston International Film Festival.