The extreme horror of an Andean mother whose newborn daughter is stolen helped Melina León to draw “Canción sin nombre”, her first applauded film, in which the Peruvian filmmaker reflected damage such as machismo, injustice or violence. from the perspective of abuse of indigenous peoples.
“What I saw in Pamela Mendoza (the main actress) is an enormous sweetness in her eyes, I saw hope, I saw joy. This is what I wanted, because there are many stupid people who believe that Andeans are sad for themselves, without knowing of all history, colonialism, abuse, exploitation against the Andes. And against women, the poor, the different … “, explained León in an interview with Efe.