Daniel Monzón

Daniel Monzón Jerez (born 1968) is a Spanish film writer and director.

Monzón attending the 14th Gaudí Awards in 2022


He was born in Palma, Majorca in 1968.[1] He started as a film critic, collaborating with the magazine Fotogramas.[1] He also featured alongside José Luis Guarner [es] as reviewer in the TVE's film show Días de cine.[1] After taking part in the writing of the 1994 film Shortcut to Paradise [ca], he made his debut as feature film director with the film Heart of the Warrior.[1]

He has since directed films such as Celda 211, El Niño, The Kovak Box, Yucatán, and Outlaws.[2][3]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2001 15th Goya Awards Best New Director The Heart of the Warrior Nominated [4]
2010 24th Goya Awards Best Director Cell 211 Won [5]
Best Adapted Screenplay (nominated alongside Jorge Guerricaechevarría) Won
2015 29th Goya Awards Best Director El niño Nominated [6]
Best Original Screenplay (nominated alongside Jorge Guerricaechevarría) Nominated
2022 36th Goya Awards Best Adapted Screenplay (nominated alongside Jorgue Guerricaechevarría) Outlaws Won [7]


  1. ^ a b c d Belategui, Oskar (28 January 2015). "Daniel Monzón, enfermo de cine". Diario Sur.
  2. ^ Cornellà, Albert; Comas, Meritxell (1 October 2020). "Retorn a la Girona de finals dels 70 amb 'Las leyes de la frontera'". Diari de Girona.
  3. ^ El reconocido Daniel Monzón recogerá mañana en Sagunt el Premio Novembre Negre
  4. ^ "El corazón del guerrero" (in Spanish). Premios Goya. Retrieved 28 October 2021.
  5. ^ "Celda 211" (in Spanish). Premios Goya. Retrieved 5 November 2021.
  6. ^ "El niño" (in Spanish). Premios Goya. Retrieved 5 November 2021.
  7. ^ Gajewski, Ryan (12 February 2022). "Spain's Goya Awards: Javier Bardem's 'The Good Boss' Named Best Picture". The Hollywood Reporter.

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