The Money Complex

A film by Juan Rodrigáñez


Based on the homonymous novel by Franziska von Reventlowd. The son of Rafael arrives to the family’s country property in the south of Spain to introduce his girlfriend and announce their wedding plans. In the villa also live Rafael’s best friends: Francisca, Henry, Lucas and Domingo, all them suffering from a money complex.

Director´s Bio

Amongst other jobs, Juan Rodrigáñez (Madrid, 1971) ran the art gallery “La verde oliva” and coedited “Vera. Poetry Review”. In 2008 he creates the film production company Tajo Abajo and in 2013, together with a group of choreographers and performers, he founds the Institute of Illiterate Art, through which he produces and directs his first feature film “Der Geldkomplex – The Money Complex”.

Festivals and awards


  • Berlinale 2015 – Forum
  • Malaga Film Festival 2015 – Best Direction Zonazine Award
  • Filmadrid International Film Festival 2015
  • D’A Festival de Cinema d’Autor Barcelona 2015
  • Hong Kong International Film Festival 2015 – Official selection
  • Indie Lisboa International Film Festival 2015 – Official selection
  • Uruguay International Film Festival 2015- Official selection

Original Title

Der Geldkomplex (El complejo del dinero)




Juan Rodrigáñez


Spain / Spanish, German, English / 2015 / 78 min

Technical data

HD / Dolby 5.1 / 1:1.78 / Color

Available subtitles


Production company

Tajo Abajo

Executive producer

Juan Rodrigáñez


Lola Rubio, Gianfranco Poddighe, Rafael Lamata, Jorge Dutor, Katrin Memmer, Pablo Herran, Eduard Mont de Palol, Cecilia Molano


Eduard Mont de Palol, Eloy Enciso, Juan Rodrigáñez

Director of photography

Roman Lechapelier


Eloy Enciso


Lorenzo Mora

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