Peru, at the height of the political crisis of the 1980s. 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.
Awards - Munich FF (CineVision Award), Montreal Festival of New Cinema (FIPRESCI Prize, Special Mention), Stockholm FF (Best Cinematographer, Bronze Horse-Best FIlm), Denver IFF (Krzysztof Kieslowski Award-Best Film), Huelva Latin American FF (Golden Colon-Best Film, Silver Colon-Best Director), Lima Latin American FF (Best Actress, Special Jury Prize-Best Film), Thessaloniki FF (Best Director, Mermaid Award - Special Mention), Vina del Mar FF (Premio FEISAL, Special Jury Award)
Nominations - Cannes FF (Golden Camera), Palm Springs IFF (New Visions Grand Jury Prize), Jerusalem FF (FIPRESCI Prize), Montreal Festival of New Cinema (Louve d'Or-Best Film), Mumbai FF (International Competition), Pingyao IFF (People's Choice Award-Best Film), Santiago IFF (Grand Jury Prize), Thessaloniki FF (Golden Alexander, Mermaid Award, WIFT Award), Vina del Mar FF (Grand Paoa-Best Film), El Gouna FF (Golden Star)