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Cell 211

  • Cell 211 . Photo courtesy of the Spanish Film Archive

    Cell 211 . Photo courtesy of the Spanish Film Archive

  

Category

Feature film

Original title

Celda 211

Year

2009

Director

Daniel Monzón

This film was the clear winner in the 2010 edition of the Goya Awards.

Juan is a prison warder who turns up at his new job one day before his official starting date to familiarise himself with his duties. While he is being shown around the prison a riot breaks out and Juan is trapped in the sector containing the most dangerous prisoners. Juan immediately pretends to be an inmate in order to survive the situation. However the development of events leaves him facing a paradoxical fate.

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Jorge Guerricaechevarría

Actors
Luis Tosar, Alberto Ammann, Antonio Resines, Carlos Bardem, Marta Etura

Photography
Carles Gusi

Music
Roque Baños

Duration
110 min.

Awards
Mestre Mateo award for best feature film (2009)
Goya Award for best film (2010)

  

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