Timecrimes R

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 29 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: March 31, 2009
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Magnolia
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital - Spanish
    • Dubbed, Subtitles - English
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

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Total Count: 71


User Ratings: 8,722
Rating: 4/5 -- Hector's insane time-travel journey is an excellent example of high-concept sci-fi. Full Review
What Culture
Mar 1, 2011
3 stars out of 5 -- [T]here's a dash of FRANKENSTEIN and THE CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, with a shaker of Frankenheimer's SECONDS, all simmered in a stew of Philip K. Dick.
Box Office
Dec 1, 2008
Rating: 3/5 -- An enterprising Spanish time-travel thriller, that's light on DeLoreans and lightning bolts, but heavy on fiendish cross-currents of temporal interaction. Full Review
Feb 6, 2009
Rating: 4/4 -- Watching "Timecrimes" is like stumbling in a pitch-black haunted house. Hitting walls where paths should be is fun, and time-travel tropes of choice versus fate are inventively goosed. Even with five minutes left, it could conclude in any number of ways. Full Review
The Film Yap
Nov 1, 2010
Rating: 3.5/5 -- There is not a dull moment in the film and as it speeds along to its chilling climax, we can do only one thing. Watch. Full Review
Spectrum Culture
Oct 2, 2019
Rating: 4/5 -- Very cool. Full Review
Orlando Sentinel
Mar 18, 2009
Rating: 3/4 -- The modest satisfactions of Timecrimes come down to a protagonist divided against himself.
Chicago Tribune
Jan 8, 2009

Product Description:

In the early evening, Hector figures he deserves a little break from moving into his new house and retires to his lawn chair in the backyard. He won't have traveled more than a mile from this spot before he falls into a spinning wheel of existentialist dread--a stunning nightmare that pushes RASHOMON-style multiple-perspective storytelling so far past its outer limits that it flips into its very inverse. Through his binoculars, Hector spies something in the nearby trees--it appears to be a woman undressing. Hector's inevitable investigation results in a bizarre but fleeting encounter with a terrifying figure wrapped in pink head bandages, followed by an intense escape that takes him to a strange silo which houses a mysterious machine. The events that "follow," to use a term loosely, make for what might be the most flawless time-travel story in the history of movies. Where BACK TO THE FUTURE, TERMINATOR, and most other beloved time-tampering films are accepted only because they fudge the implications of causality in an entertainingly forgivable way, the Spanish-language TIMECRIMES does no fudging; it simply hurtles its audience into an unnerving thought experiment and, from there, never submits to a significant break in logic.

Propelled by mesmerizing déjà vu, twisted yet camouflaged tragicomedy, and a low-key sense of queasy dread, this TWILIGHT ZONE-ready tale effortlessly transforms its rather mundane setting into a disturbingly surreal landscape. There is nothing out-of-the-ordinary about the grassy yards in which the movie takes place; it's just that they're lit by the kind of natural twilight of dusk--at once familiar and strange--that makes everything seem as if it's playing out in the mind's soundstage. Through its subtle, uncommon characterization, TIMECRIMES deftly reconciles its temporal-mind meditations with an eerie account of a loving man who acts in spite of himself.

Product Description:

A man being pursued by a murderer stumbles into a mysterious lab and accidentally travels back in time. A naked girl in the midst of the forest. A cloaked stranger with his face covered by in bandages. A disquieting mansion on the top of a hill. All of them pieces of an unpredictable jigsaw puzzle where terror, drama and suspense will lead to an unthinkable sort of crime. Who's the murderer' Who's the victim'


Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 87,650
  • UPC: 876964001557
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