A small-time trafficker working in the Gibraltar Straits.

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El Niño is a young boy who lives in La Línea de la Concepción, close to Rock of Gibraltar, repairing and testing motorboats. After a night of party with his friend El Compi, they meet Halil, a young Muslim who has an uncle, Rachid, a drug dealer. Convinced by El Compi, El Niño accepts to be a drug mule, crossing it from África to Spain in a motorboat. In the opposite side of the law is Jesús, a veteran police officer who, helped by his partner Eva, is looking for El Inglés, an important drug dealer who operates in the Rock of Gibraltar. Written by Chockys

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Daniel Monzón was offered financing if he shot the movie in English but he refused because the story didn't make sense in English. See more »


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Niño sin miedo
Written by India Martínez, Riki Rivera and David Santisteban
Performed by India Martínez feat. Rachid Taha
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An excellent Spanish thriller action film
17 February 2015 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Impressive display means for a good film by Daniel Monzón Two alternating stories that end up being the same and characters that are related to internal conflicts and ambitions. It's a splendid Tosar and great Jesús Castro's film, (with his good Cadiz accent). Both stories.

Although lasts more than two hours film is very well made, has action scenes at sea worthy (especially nocturnal pursuit) of a production USA but without effects. I came to think that the problem in the Strait of Gibraltar actually happens as in the film, where people like the protagonist do the dirty work of dark and powerful machinery.

This is an excellent Spanish thriller that even without the impact that supposed "Celda 211" is one of the best recent bets, which again shows that in Spain great genre film becomes,. And that predict that, along with fellow thriller "The minimum island" of Alberto Rodríguez, one of the best recent work in Spanish cinema.

The soundtrack is very good, fits well with the scenes with care and good pace script. In short: we have a remarkable, funny movie in some scenes featuring a fine cast, script and story, highly recommended to see on the big screen.


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