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PERU | 97 minutes | 2019

Peru at the height of the 1980s political crisis. Georgina, a young Quechua villager, discovers her newborn has been stolen from the fly-by-night clinic where she gave birth. In the face of the callousness of a complicit system, her resolve to uncover the truth leads her to journalist Pedro Campos. The two embark on a perilous investigation that soon spirals into a vortex of Kafkaesque proportions. This first feature by Peruvian director Melina León is based on factual events denounced by her journalist father. A sensitive tale whose dreamlike tone is enhanced by its sumptuous monochrome cinematography.

"Song Without a Name is above all an exquisite audiovisual experience." The Hollywood Reporter

FIPRESCI Prize + Jury's Special Mention - Festival du nouveau cinéma

Directors' Fortnight - Cannes

Best Film By An Emerging Director - Munich Film Festival

Programs

Thursday October 10, 2019

Program #13
17:00
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10

Sunday October 13, 2019

Program #102
18:30
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 14

Wednesday October 16, 2019

Program #178
17:00
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 17

Melina León

No biography

2019 Canción sin nombre
2009 El Paraíso de Lili (Short)
2007 Girl With a Walkman

distribution and credits

  • Camera Inti Briones
  • Editing Manuel Bauer, Antolín Prieto
  • Screenplay Michael J. White, Melina León
  • Producer Inti Briones, Melina León
  • Cast Maykol Hernández, Lucio Rojas, Lidia Quipse
  • Sound desgin Pablo Rivas
  • Composer Pauchi Sasaki

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