El Niño

Format: Feature Film | Theatrical release (in Spain): 29th August 2014 | International Sales: Studio Canal


Europe’s Southern border. A land of contraband. Lots of money within reach for anyone brave enough to cross the almost nonexistent distance between the two continents and to fly over the waves, loaded down with hashish and with the police on their tail. Challenging the authority of the local drug lords, “El Niño” and “El Compi” decide to do it on their own. The money starts to flow at almost the same speed as the adrenaline, just as their own little story is about to cross paths with something really big. Jesus and Eva, from the Spanish police, are investigating the network of an English drug lord who runs his operation out of his safe haven in Gibraltar. With his mole inside the security forces, the smuggler has been able to stay one step ahead of the police up till now, and “El Niño” could be his last trump card for winning the game.


Jesús – Luis Tosar
El Niño – Jesús Castro
Sergio – Eduard Fernández
Vicente – Sergi López
El Inglés – Ian McShane
Eva – Bárbara Lennie
El Compi – Jesús Carroza


Directed by Daniel Monzón

Written by Daniel Monzón y Jorge Guerricaechevarría

Produced by

Álvaro Augustin, Ghislain Barrois, Edmon Roch, Javier Ugarte, Borja Pena

Executive Producers: Emma Lustres, Jordi Gasull

Delegated Producers: Jorge Tuca, Jaime Ortiz de Artiñano

Coproducers: Franck Ribière, Vérane Frédiani

Production companies: Telecinco Cinema, Ikiru Films, Vaca Films, El Toro Pictures, La Ferme Productions, Maestranza Films

Director of Photography: Carles Gusi

Original Music: Roque Baños

Editing: Mapa Pastor

Art Director: Antón Laguna

Sound: Sergio Burmann, Oriol Tarragó, Marc Orts

Visual effects: Guillermo Orbe

Special effects: Raúl Romanillos

Line producers: Toni Novella, Edmon Roch