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The Chosen

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Original title
El elegido (The Chosen)
Running time
122 min.
Spain Spain
Antonio Chavarrías (Story: Teresa Pelegri, Dominic Harari)
Arnau Bataller
Guillermo Granillo
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Co-production Spain-Mexico; Oberón Cinematográfica / Alebrije Cine y Video / Ibermedia / Institut Català de les Empreses Culturals / ICAA / Televisión de Galicia / Televisión Española (TVE)
Thriller. Drama | Spy Film. 1930s. 1940s. Based On A True Story. Biography
Synopsis / Plot
A man named Jacques Mornard arrives in Mexico in 1940, claiming to be a Belgian who is fleeing the war in Europe to join his girlfriend, one of refugee Leon Trotsky’s secretaries. But nobody knows that in reality this conventional and cheerful young man is in fact an agent of the GPU (Soviet secret service) and has been sent to assassinate Trotsky.
2017: Ariel Awards: Best Art Direction (ex aequo). 7 Nominations
2016: Gaudí Awards: 3 Nominations, including Best Original Music
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