A LIFE OF SIN, which traces the life of an impoverished Puerto Rican woman who becomes a powerful and wealthy madam, is a somber, vaguely arty film with an anti-clerical slant.
Isabel La Negra (Miriam Colon), a Caribbean island's premiere madame, has been murdered and will not be given a Catholic funeral. A TV commentator outraged by the local Bishop's censure delves into the infamous Madame's life.
Isabel's story begins with a visit to a fortune teller. Isabel asks about love, but the mystic sees only money in her client's future. Cash doesn't come immediately, and neither does romance--Isabel soon discovers her wealthy lover, Armando, has married someon...