El niño

Director
Daniel Monzón
Country
Spain
Year
2014
Genre
Thriller, Fiction
Scriptwriters
Daniel Monzón, Jorge Guerricaechevarría
Cast
Luis Tosar, Sergi López, Eduard Fernández, Luis Motilla, Jesús Carroza, Bárbara Lennie, Jesús Castro, Moussa Maaskri
Production
Telecinco Cinema / Ikiru Films / La Ferme! Productions / StudioCanal / Vaca Films

Storyline

About a small-time trafficker working in the Gibraltar Straits. A high action thriller from Daniel Monzón features Luis Tosar as a detective chasing drug smugglers across the Gibraltar Straits.

Detective Jesús is trying to crack a drug ring operated through the Gibraltar Straits by self-confident El Niño and his sidekicks El Compi and Halil. A cat-and-mouse game ensues as Jesús chases El Niño and his accomplices while trying to figure out whether their contraband activities are part of a wider plot benefitting from the briefing of a police informer.

 

 

Festivals & Academy awards and others

BFI London Film Festival 2014
Thriller
Málaga Film Festival 2015
"La cosecha del año" Section
Brussels Int. Filmfestival of Fantasy, Thriller & Science Fiction Films 2015

Gaudí Awards 2015
Nominated at Best Film in a Foreign Language, Best Direction, Best Script, Best Leading Actor, Best Production Direction, Best Artistic Direction, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Edition, Best Original Music, Best Photography, Best Sound, Best Special/Digital Effects.
Winner: Best Edition, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Production Direction, Best Original Music, Best Sound and Best Photography.
Goyas Awards 2015
Nominated at Best Film, Best Direction, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Emerging Actor, Best Original Script, Best Photography, Best Production Direction, Best Original Music, Best Original Song, Best Edition, Best Sound, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup / Hairdresser, Best Digital Effects.
Winner of: Best Sound, Best Digital Effects, Best Original Music and Best Production Direction.

Releases

Spain (29 of August 2014)