Rosa Chumbe

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    Rosa Chumbe

    Directed by

    Peru

    2015

    74 min

    • Spanish

    Drama

    It is the middle of October, in the city of Lima, Peru. This is “the purple month”. The time to commemorate the Lord of Miracles, the most widely venerated image of Christ in the city, with many processions going on around downtown. Rosa Chumbe is a mature police officer with both a gambling and a drinking problem. She lives with her daughter Sheyla, who has a little baby. One day, after a big fight between them, Sheyla steals her mother’s savings and storms out of the house leaving her baby behind. Rosa is forced to spend some time with her grandson. Something changes inside her heart of stone. However, everything takes a wrong turn one night. Only a miracle can save her.

    Awards

    • Best Peruvian Film - Lima FF
    • FIPRESCI Award (First Feature Competition) - The Montreal World FF

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    Credits

    Cast
    Liliana Trujillo
    Cindy Díaz
    Franco Díaz
    Alejandro Romero Cáceres
    Jorge Ramírez
    Daysi Ontaneda
    Screenplay
    Jonatan Relayze Chiang
    Christopher Vásquez
    Cinematography
    Miguel Valencia
    Editing
    Jonatan Relayze Chiang
    Production
    YIN ZHANG FILMS
    Distributor
    QUECHUA FILMS
    Jonatan Relayze Chiang

    Jonatan Relayze Chiang

    Peru

    Jonatan Relayze Chiang (1981, Lima) is a Chinese Peruvian film director and editor. He made a dozen shorts in 16mm and video, shown in different countries. He was selected to the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2008. In 2012 he won the Peru’s National Production Fund, which led him to produce his first feature film ROSA CHUMBE that screeened at the Lima IFF in 2015.
    Jonatan is also a freelance editor who has worked on many short and feature films; documentaries and news for international networks such as Discovery Channel, Al Jazeera and Channel 4.