THE VAULT aka WAY DOWN (2021) Preview of bank heist thriller


‘No job is impossible’

The Vault is a 2021 Spanish crime thriller about an audacious bank robbery committed while the nation is distracted by the World Cup Final. Also known as Way Down

Directed by Jaume Balagueró (Muse[REC] and sequels; Fragile; Darkness; The Nameless) from a screenplay co-written by Rowan Athale, Michel Gaztambide, Borja Glez. Santaolalla, Andrés M. Koppel and Rafa Martínez.

The movie stars Freddie Highmore (The Canterville Ghost; Bates Motel series), Famke Janssen (Primal; X-Men; Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters), Astrid Berges-Frisbey (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides) and Liam Cunningham (Game of Thrones).


When an engineer (Freddie Highmore) learns of a mysterious, impenetrable fortress hidden under The Bank of Spain, he joins a crew of master thieves who plan to steal the legendary lost treasure locked inside while the whole country is distracted by Spain’s World Cup Final. With thousands of soccer fans cheering in the streets, and security forces closing in, the crew have just minutes to pull off the score of a lifetime…

Main cast and characters:

Famke Janssen … Margaret
Freddie Highmore … Thom Laybrick
Astrid Bergès-Frisbey … Lorraine
Liam Cunningham … Walter Moreland
Sam Riley … James
Luis Tosar … Simon
Jose Coronado … Gustavo
Frank Feys
Axel Stein … Klaus
Hunter Tremayne … Executive
Emilio Gutiérrez Caba … Chairman
Julius Cotter … Executive 1
Eric Goode … Executive