Muriel, a young graphic reporter, lives with her colleague Tanis, a journalist in the prime of his personal and professional life. Theirs is a forbidden, passionate and risky love.
Both work for the legendary newspaper El Hispano during the final years of Franco’s rule. The news desk is full of hope, ideals and plans to overthrow the dictatorship. This is a time of barricades, confidantes and hope. Malik, Muriel’s son, tries to piece together the fascinating but enigmatic life of his mother, but there will always be something mysterious about her that her son just cannot understand or accept.
Canta solo para mi pays homage to a legendary generation, their dreams of freedom and the unstoppable spirit of youth.
Premio Fernando Lara 2014 winner.
The author warns of the ‘toxic loves’ of youth through Muriel’s relationship with an experienced journalist at the end of the Spanish dictatorship and the beginning of the Transition.