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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Canción sin nombre

Fortnight 2019, Feature film, 1h37
World premiere, Film in competition for the Caméra d'Or Award

Synopsis

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.

Director

Melina León

Melina León is a Peruvian director based in Lima and New York. Graduated from MFA film of Columbia University, her short film El paraíso de Lili (Lili’s Paradise) premiered at the New York Film Festival and won 11 awards, including Best Latin American Film at the São Paulo International Short Film Festival. Her debut feature, Song Without a Name, is inspired by a true account of child trafficking originally reported by Ismael León, her father.

Lidia Quipse
Lucio Rojas
Maykol Hernández
Pamela Mendoza
Tommy Párraga

screenplay
Melina León, Michael J. White

photography
Inti Briones

sound
Pablo Rivas

editing
Melina León, Manuel Bauer, Antolín Prieto

music
Pauchi Sasaki

production
La Vida Misma Films
Av. Javier Prado (oeste)480
dpto. 53 Magdalena
Lima 17 – Pérou
www.lavidamismafilms.com

coproduction
La Mula Producciones (Pérou)
MGC (Espagne)
Bord Cadre Films (Suisse)

foreign sales
Luxbox
6 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud
75011 Paris – France
T : +33 6 58 82 25 20
festivals@luxboxfilms.com
www.luxboxfilms.com

distribution
Sophie Dulac Distribution
60 Rue Pierre Charron
75008 Paris – France
T: +33 1 44 43 46 00
sddistribution@sddistribution.fr
www.sddistribution.fr

publicist
France
Moonfleet
Matthieu Rey
T : + 33 6 71 42 95 30
matthieu-rey@moonfleet.fr

Internationale
Premier PR
Annabel Hutton
T +44 7710 199 324
annabel.Hutton@premiercomms.com
Paul Ockelford
paul.ockelford@premiercomms.com
www.premiercomms.com

Title in Original Version : Song Without a Name

Cannes projection

May 16
15h00
Théâtre Croisette

May 17
11h30
Cinéma Les Arcades / Salle 1

21h30
Studio 13

Press release

drame émouvant sur le trafic d’enfants /// France Info

éclatant de vie /// Cinemateaser

un noir et blanc très léché /// Libération

comparan filme peruano “Canción sin nombre” con “Roma” /// El Commercio

Canción sin nombre es aplaudida en Cannes /// La Republica

un splendide premier film venu du Pérou /// Courrier International