Teaser: Leidi by Simón Mesa Soto

Leidi lives with her mom and her baby. Her boyfriend, Alexis, hasn't shown up in days. That sunny morning, after she bathed her baby, Leidi was sent to buy plantains. Outiside, a guy tells her he has seen Alexis with another girl. Leidi won’t return home until she finds the father of her child. This Colombian/UK coproduction won the Palme d'Or in Cannes this year.

30 May 2014

“I wanted to show the vulnerability of the teenagers in such harsh conditions”

CANNES 2014: Cineuropa met up with Simón Mesa Soto, who directed the short film Leidi, winner of the short-film Palme d’Or at Cannes this year

30 May 2014, by Fran Royo