COMBUSTION is a car-chase film underscored by a passionate love triangle, directed by Daniel Calparsoro (Invader, Guerreros) and starring Álex González (X-Men: First Class, Sex, Parties and Lies), Alberto Ammann (Cell 211, Invader), and Adriana Ugarte, one of Spain’s most brilliant up-and-coming actresses.

The film is produced by two of the most visionary production companies out of Spain in terms of commercial box office: Zeta Cinema (I Want You, 3 Meters Above the Sky) and Antena 3 films (Fin - The End, Red Lights).


Action / 2013 / English, Spanish / Completed / Spain

Spanish release: April 2013 by Sony (300 prints)



At the party to announce his engagement to Julia, a jewelry store heiress, Mikel meets the captivating catering waitress Ari. He tries to keep his ill-timed infatuation in check, but fate throws them together and Mikel experiences the most passionate night of his life. Hooked on Ari, he gets sucked into her fascinating world of illegal car races. By the time he realizes he is mixed up in an elaborate plan designed by Ari and her dangerous boyfriend to rob Julia's multi-million euro business, there's no turning back. Mikel is in love with Ari... and he’ll be forced to make the most difficult decision of his life and lead the assault on his ex-fiancée's jewelry store.






Daniel Calparsoro (Invader, Guerreros)


Executive Producers

Francisco Ramos (I Want You, 3 Meters Above the Sky), Mercedes Gamero (Red Lights)


Line Producer

Josep Amorós (The Machinist, 3 Meters Above the Sky)


Director of Photography Daniel Aranyo (Invader, 3 Meters Above the Sky, Neon Flesh, High School Musical 3)


Art Director

Antón Laguna (Cell 211, No Rest for the Wicked)


Álex González (X-Men: First Class)

Adriana Ugarte (Dark Impulse)


Alberto Ammann (Cell 211, Invader, Eva)