Our Time

Our Time
  • 2018
  • Mexico / France / Germany / Denmark / Sweden
  • 2h 53min
  • Directed by: Carlos Reygadas
  • Cast: Natalia López, Phil Burgers, Carlos Reygadas
  • Language: Spanish

Juan (Reygadas) is a poet who lives with his wife Esther (Lopez) who runs a ranch dedicated to raising fighting bulls; their supposedly open marriage is then disrupted by Esther’s affair with a horse-breaker (Burgers). Three-hour plunge into marital discord and sexual jealousy, beautifully shot and with some painful truths to tell.

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MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham (0.0 miles)

Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, England, B12 9QH
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Mon 5 Aug

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Thu 8 Aug

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A family lives in the Mexican countryside raising fighting bulls. Esther is in charge of running the ranch, while her husband Juan, a world-renowned poet, raises and selects the beasts. When Esther becomes infatuated with a horse trainer named Phil, the couple struggles to stride through the emotional crisis. (Venezia 75 Competition Official Synopsis)

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Our Time

8 Jul 20194 stars

Highly personal take on marital discord and jealousy from Mexico's Carlos Reygadas

From Woody Allen to Atom Egoyan, filmmakers have occasionally taken the step of casting themselves opposite their off-screen partners. But the results have rarely been as intriguing as Carlos Reygadas's Our Time. Starring with real-life wife Natalia…

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