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Rosa Chumbe

Year 2015
Runtime 73 mins
Language Spanish
Subtitles English

Director Jonatan Relayze in attendance at both screenings!

Rosa Chumbe (Liliana Trujillo) is a police officer with a drinking and gambling problem. This gets her into trouble with her superiors, who are constantly warning her to improve her ways. On top of that, she has problems with her daughter Sheyla who lives at home with her young baby. After Sheyla gets pregnant, she leaves with all of Rosa’s savings, abandoning her young baby boy. Rosa now has to look after her grandson, a responsibility for which she is not ready. The film is set in Lima in the middle of October, against the background of the “purple month”, when the famous Lord of Miracles procession takes place. Rosa has never believed in religion yet finds herself at the mercy of a miracle to get by.

Powered by Liliana Trujillo’s remarkable acting, ROSA CHUMBE is a visually stunning, multi-award-winning film that provides an insightful look at contemporary Latin American society.


Austin International Film Festival of the Americas, Jury Award for Best Feature Film, BAFICI, Best Actress, Lima Latin American Film Festival, Best Peruan Film, Montréal World Film Festival, FIPRESCI Prize
BAFICI, Montréal World Film Festival, Lima Latin American Film Festival, Austin International Film Festival of the Americas
Jonatan Relayze
Executive Producer
Jonathan Relayze
Eliana Illescas
Jonathan Relayze, Christopher Vasquez
Miguel Angel Valencia
Jonathan Relayze
Liliana Trujillo, Cindy Díaz, Alejandroa Romero Caceres, Daysi Ontaneda