CANCIÓN SIN NOMBRE by Melina León
Peru, at the height of the political crisis of the 1980’s. Georgina is a young woman from the Andes whose newborn daughter is stolen at a fake health clinic. Her desperate search for the child leads her to the headquarters of a major newspaper, where she meets Pedro Campos, a lonely journalist who takes on the investigation. Based on a true story.
Original title: Canción Sin Nombre English Title: Song Without A Name Country: Peru, Spain, USA Language: Spanish Production year: 2019 Length: 97 minutes
Pamela MENDOZA, Tommy PÁRRAGA, Lucio ROJAS, Maykol HERNÁNDEZ, Lidia QUIPSE
Director: Melina León Screenwriter: Melina León, Michael White DOP: Inti Briones Music: Pauchi Sasaki Set Design: Gisella Ramírez Editor: Melina León, Manuel Bauer, Antolín Prieto Producers: Inti Briones, Melina León, Michael White Associate Producers: Maria Carlota Bruno, Enid “Pinky” Campos, Tim Hobbs Coproducers: Rolando Toledo, Rafael Álvarez, Patrick Bencomo, Andreas Roald ,Dan Wechsler Jamal Zeinal-Zade Production Company : La Vida Misma Films Coproduction Companies: MGC, La Mula Producciones, Bord Cadre Films World sales: Luxbox
Cannes International Film Festival
Munich International Film Festival
CineVision Competition : CineVision Award
Sydney International Film Festival
New-Zealand International Film Festival
Melina León is a Peruvian director based in Lima and New York. She studied film and video at the University of Lima and studied film directing at Columbia University. Her short film El Paraíso de Lili, was officially premiered at the New York Film Festival and has been selected at more than 20 international festivals, winning 11 awards, including the best Latin American short film at the Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival.
Her debut feature Song Without a Name won the national feature film competition by the Ministry of Culture o Peru, the fund for production by the Jerome Foundation and the support program for co-production by Ibermedia.
2019, Canción Sin Nombre
2009, El Paraíso de Lili (Short film)
2007, Girl with a Walkman (Short film)