Song Without a Name

« Peruvian writer-director Melina Leon’s visually striking period piece is a Kafkaesque crime thriller inspired by real events. »
The Hollywood Reporter


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.


Festivals & Awards

  • 51st Directors’ Fornight, Official competition, Cannes 2019
  • 30th Stockholm Int’l Film Festival, Best Film & Best Cinematography, 2019
  • 30th Palm Springs Int’l Film Festival, New Voices New Visions Award, 2019
  • 60th Thessaloniki Int’l Film Festival, Best Director, 2019
  • 34th Munich Int’l Film Festival, CineVision Award, 2019
  • 48th Festival of New Cinema in Montreal, FIPRESCI prize & Jury Special Mention, 2019




Pamela MENDOZA (Georgina Condori), Tommy PÁRRAGA (Pedro Campos), Lucio ROJAS (Leo Quipse), Maykol HERNÁNDEZ (Isa), Lidia QUISPE (Eva)


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
Co-Producers: Dan Wechsler, Jamal Zeinal-Zade, Andreas Roald
Production: La Vida Misma Films (PE)
Co-Production: MGC (US), La Mula Producciones (ES), Bord Cadre films (CH)
World Sales: Luxbox (FR)

Technical Data

Format: DCP / colour / 5.1
Runtime: 97′
Released: 2019
Language: Spanish
Subtitles: English, French


Original title: Canción sin nombre