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388 Ratings

The Spanish Prisoner

Directed by David Mamet
United States, 1997
Thriller, Drama


Joe Ross is a corporate engineer who has recently invented a very lucrative process that has not yet been patented. With several untrustworthy parties all after it, it’s hard to tell who’s conning who…and the game is just beginning.

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The Spanish Prisoner
Directed by David Mamet

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival


Independent Spirit Awards

1999 | Nominee: Best Screenplay

Toronto International Film Festival

1997 | Special Presentations

International Film Festival Rotterdam


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