SONG WITHOUT A NAME (2019)
Canción sin nombre (original title)
Rating: 12A  1h 37min   Drama   Language: Spanish  Subtitles: English

 

SYNOPSIS

Peru, at the height of the political crisis of the 1980s. Georgina is expecting her first child. Without resources, she responds to the announcement of a clinic offering free care to pregnant women. But after giving birth, they refuse to tell her where her baby is. Determined to find her daughter, she seeks the help of journalist Pedro Campos who agrees to lead the investigation. 

CAST & CREW

Stars - Pamela Mendoza, Tommy Párraga, Lucio Rojas

Director - Melina León

Screenplay - Melina León, Michael J. White

Cinematography - Inti Briones

Editing - Melina León, Manuel Bauer, Antolín Prieto

Sound Design - Pablo Rivas

Music - Pauchi Sasaki

Producers - Inti Briones, Melina León, Michael J. White, Dan Wechsler, Jamal Zeinal-Zade, Andreas Roald

REVIEWS

★★★★★

“This is a work of singular delicacy, starkly beautiful... and profoundly sad”
Erlingur Einarsson, Total Film

★★★★

“Song Without A Name is a belter... delivers on the promise of the set-up - a gripping investigation”

Empire

★★★★
“Arresting visuals and a breathtaking performance by Mendoza”
Maria Duarte, The Morning Star

★★★★
“Gripping... beautifully shot”
Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian Online

★★★★
“Instantly timeless... a mesmerising experience”
Rich Cline, Shadows on The Wall

★★★★
“A deeply sympathetic first feature... worthy of your attention”
Mansel Stimpson, Film Review Daily

★★★★
“Filled to the brim with beautiful compositions and camerawork, but never forgets the importance of the story it’s telling”
Ethan Hill, Loud & Clear Reviews

★★★★
“León’s storytelling creativity, sensitivity and attention to detail mark her as a filmmaker to closely follow”
Musanna Ahmed, Movie Waffle

★★★★
“Beautifully shot and viscerally acted”
Carmen Paddock, One Room With A View

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