Director: Jesús Monllao
Screenplay: Sergio Barrejón, David Victory
Production companies: Life & Pictures, Salto de Eje PC, Fosca Films
Nico Albert is a teenager with a peculiar character, exceptional intelligence and a single obsession: chess. Carlos and Coral, worried about their son’s strange attitude, decide to hire child psychologist Julio Beltrán. Through therapy and a common love of chess, Julio will delve into the disturbing world of Nico and the complex relationships of this seemingly normal family. Discovering the truth in time will be the only option to prevent the essence of evil from dominating their lives.
Son of Cain / Fill de Cain is a co-production with Life & Pictures and Fosca Films. a psychological thriller that develops around chess, based on the novel “Dear Caín” by Ignacio García Valiño. Shot in the original Catalan language and directed by JESÚS MONLLAÓ, it was one of the revelation films of 2013