V.I.P. Very Important Prisoners (2007)
1h 30min · Crime · 1 November 2007
Shot inside of one of Guatemala's most dangerous prisons, with it's inmate population as actors in the film. VIP is the story of Juan Ramos, Guatemala's sub accountant is arrested and placed in preventive prison while the charges against him of corruption and homicide clear. Although he pays handsomely to be put in the VIP sector of the prison, he is taken to the worst and most dangerous sector. His battle for survival begins, in a jail where the golden rule is only the strong survive. Through blood, sweat and tears, Juan begins to learn and navigate the murky politics in and out of the cells. Juan will learn that the members of the VIP sector that oppose him can be more powerful and deadly that any of the crooks and thieves he associated with on the outside.
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