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Direction: Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Screenplay: Isabel Peña, Rodrigo Sorogoyen
Cinematography: Alex de Pablo
Editing: Alberto del Campo
Set design: Miguel Ángel Rebollo
Music: Olivier Arson
Costumes: Paola Torres
Cast: Antonio de la Torre, Mónica López, José María Pou, Nacho Fresneda, Ana Wagener, Bárbara Lennie, Luis Zahera, Francisco Reyes, María de Nati, Paco Revilla, Sonia Almarcha, David Lorente, Andrés Lima, Oscar de la Fuente
Producers: Gerardo Herrero, Mikel Lejarza, Mercedes Gamero, Jean Labadie, Anne-Laure Labadie, Stephane Sorlat
Production: Tornasol Films, Trianera PC A.I.E., AtresmediaCine, Bowfinger, Le Pacte, Mondex&Cie


Manuel López-Vidal is a beloved politician in his region: he enjoys a good social position, has a loving family, friends everywhere and plenty of natural charisma. He is also a corrupt man who has been enriching himself with public funds for years. After attempting to cover up for an associate, Manuel is left exposed. To his surprise, the Party’s members seek to place the blame for the entire plot on his shoulders. But he will not surrender. How far is a person willing to go in order to hold on to power?


“Our decision came out of the anger that all ordinary people felt when all those corruption cases started to come to light, at a very tumultuous time. We could also see the cinematic potential of the situation because it had all the makings of a thriller; fascinating characters, treachery… Human drama, too: if a wealthy person, someone who has everything and thinks he’s the most powerful guy in the world, suddenly gets thrown in jail because of something he’s done, he’s got to feel like a total loser. There was a lot of potential in all of that.”


2019 Goya Awards: Best Actor, Supporting Actor (Luis Zahera), Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Editing, Best Sound
2019 Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor (Luis Zahera), Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing
2019 Luxembourg City FF: Critics Award