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Timecrimes

2 Ratings: 2.5
A movie directed by Nacho Vigalondo

The strangest things can happen during a summer holiday. For ordinary, middle-aged Spaniard Héctor (Karra Elejalde), time bends in on itself. He and his wife, Clara (Candela Fernández), are enjoying the tranquility of their country home when … see full wiki

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Director: Nacho Vigalondo
2 reviews about Timecrimes
review by . July 10, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Hector has a lovely wife and a beautiful new home, a seemingly idyllic life - so why does he have difficulty sleeping, why is he so easily distracted, why is he so interested in spying on the neighbors, and why does he jump and drop the phone when his wife walks in on an apparent prank call? A number of reviewers have mentioned the time-travel plot of this film, but what I think makes it fascinating is the subtext. Here's a middle-aged man, who seems to like to think of himself as in charge, the …
review by . December 12, 2008
"Timecrimes (Los Cronocrímenes)" is likely to baffle even the most ardent sci-fi fans. It's a subtitled time travel story that keeps turning back on itself with a series of inane, nonsensical explanations and inexplicable behavior. It seems that writer/director Nacho Vigalondo was just trying to show how clever he can be, piling on a series of interconnecting events that are all the result of one man heedlessly venturing into uncharted territory. But cleverness can only go so far before it becomes …
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