Song without a name, directed by Melina Leon, is one of the most acclaimed films of recent years. Its success has crossed international borders and found in the Netflix streaming platform the best showcase to show itself to the world.
Now, the Ministry of Culture announced that the film was chosen as a candidate for the Goya 2021 Awards by a committee of 14 representatives of trade unions and associations in the country.
Inspired by real events, Canción sin nombre places us in Peru in the 1980s, in the midst of the economic crisis and the rise of the internal armed conflict. The leading role falls on Pamela mendoza arpi like Georgina.
The provincial girl suffers the theft of her newborn baby and will have the help of a journalist to find her. In addition to this crusade, we will see racial discrimination, the violence we lived in then and even a bit of the LGBTI world.
The national cinema is on a roll. Photo: Co-production Peru-Switzerland-United States / Bord Cadre Films
It should be noted that the film has participated in more than 100 festivals worldwide, reaching more than 40 international recognitions. One of these was the Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival, where he won the Colon of Gold.
“It portrays with remarkable cinematographic sobriety the complexity of a society on the edge, through images that remain in the memory for their atmosphere and forcefulness, and for an outstanding acting work that shows with subtlety and humility the helplessness of an entire country” , highlighted the jury.