Juan Ramos, the Government Controller of
Guatemala, is arrested and sent to a rehabilitative prison,
while he is given time to assemble evidence to prove his
innocence after being convicted of corruption and murder.
Although he has paid to be in the VIP sector, he is placed in
the worst and most dangerous sector of the prison. His struggle
to be included in the VIP sector causes him to know the cruel
realities lived day by day.
Through blood, sweat, and tears, Juan begins to learn and
navigate the murky politics in and out of the cell. But, it is
from the VIP sector, that his enemies draw up a plan of
vengeance to make his stay the shortest and most violent
possible. With the basic tools of “Cinéma Vérité”, VIP mixes
actors with real inmates to highlight the frontier between the
comfortable world of the outside and the deadly intimacy of the