Jonas Benarroch is an acclaimed Spanish film director, producer and writer. He is best known for his thought-provoking and socially-relevant films. He has won numerous awards and accolades for his work, including the Goya Award for Best New Director for his 2020 film "The Endless Trench".
Benarroch was born in Madrid in 1981. He studied at the Autonomous University of Madrid, and later gained a degree in Audiovisual Communication from the University of Seville. He began his career in television, writing and directing television series such as "Tierra de secuaces" (2006) and "Todo es mentira" (2008).
In 2011, he made his feature film debut with "La vida empieza hoy", which was nominated for a Goya Award for Best New Director. The film was a critical success and earned him a nomination for the Goya Award for Best Script.
In 2013, Benarroch released his second feature film "Cinco Metros Cuadrados" which also won a Goya Award for Best New Director. The film was a poignant story about a struggling family struggling to make ends meet. It was a critical and commercial success, and won numerous awards, including the Goya Award for Best Screenplay and the Goya Award for Best Film.
In 2020, Benarroch released his third feature film, the critically acclaimed "The Endless Trench". The film tells the story of a man who is living in hiding during the Spanish Civil War. The film was a huge success, winning numerous awards, including the Goya Award for Best New Director, and was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.
Jonas Benarroch is one of the most respected film directors in Spain. He has created thought-provoking films which have been widely praised for their complex and nuanced themes. His films are known for their social relevance and exploration of difficult topics. He is an acclaimed director who has won numerous awards and accolades for his work.