Peru at the height of the 1980s political crisis. An impoverished young women’s newborn is stolen in this feature début, a terrifying tale rendered in magnificent black-and-white.
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...
| 97 minutes | 2019
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