El Niño (film)

El Niño (English: The Kid) is a 2014 Spanish action thriller film directed by Daniel Monzón. It premiered in Spain on 29 August 2014.

El Niño
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byDaniel Monzón
Written byDaniel Monzón
Jorge Guerricaechevarría
StarringLuis Tosar
Jesús Castro
Eduard Fernández
Sergi López
Bárbara Lennie
CinematographyCarles Gusi
Music byRoque Baños
Ikiru Films
La Ferme! Productions
Maestranza Films
Telecinco Cinema
Release date
  • 29 August 2014 (2014-08-29) (Spain)
Running time
136 minutes


The story is set in the Strait of Gibraltar. It tells the initiation of two youngsters in the world of drug trafficking. At the same time, two police agents, specialized in dismantling drug trafficking networks, are investigating this ring.



Although it is a Spanish film, at least one scene was shot in Gibraltar on the Cable Car.[1]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Awards Category Nominated Result
II Premios Feroz[2] Best Supporting Actor Jesús Carroza Nominated
Eduard Fernández Nominated
Best Original Soundtrack Roque Baños Nominated
29th Goya Awards[3] Best Film Nominated
Best Director Daniel Monzón Nominated
Best Original Screenplay Daniel Monzón and Jorge Guerricaechevarría Nominated
Best Supporting Actor Eduard Fernández Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Bárbara Lennie Nominated
Best New Actor Jesús Castro Nominated
Best Cinematography Carles Gusi Nominated
Best Editing Mapa Pastor Nominated
Best Art Direction Antón Laguna Nominated
Best Production Supervision Edmon Roch and Toni Novella Won
Best Sound Sergio Bürmann, Marc Orts and Oriol Tarragó Won
Best Special Effects Raúl Romanillos and Guillermo Orbe Won
Best Costume Design Tatiana Hernandez Nominated
Best Make Up and Hairstyles Raquel Fidago, David Martí and Noé Montés Nominated
Best Original Score Roque Baños Nominated
Best Original Song "Niño Sin Miedo" by India Martínez, Riki Rivera and David Santisteban Won


  1. ^ Insight Gibraltar Magazine (October 2017 issue; page 22)
  2. ^ "Lista de nominados a los Premios Feroz 2015". Premios Feroz (in Spanish). 17 December 2014. Archived from the original on 17 December 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Candidaturas - El Niño". Premios Goya (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 12 January 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2014.

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