Our time

Mexico, France, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, 2018, 177’

Director

Carlos Reygadas

Producer

Jaime Romandía,
Katrin Pors,
Anthony Muir,
Mikkel Jersin,
Eva Jakobsen,
Carlos Reygadas

Scenario

Carlos Reygadas

Rights Holder

The Match Factory

DOP

Diego García, Adrian Durazo

Cast

Carlos Reygadas, Natalia López, Phil Burgers

Production

Bord Cadre Films, Film i Väst, Mantarraya Producciones, Snowglobe Films

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-breaker, Juan seems incapable of reaching his own expectations about himself.

HONORS
2018 Venice IFF (Italy) – Main Competition
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
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Carlos Reygadas

Mexican film director, writer and producer. Studied law in Mexico City and in London. His debut feature JAPÓN was presented at the Rotterdam and the Cannes IFFs in 2002, where it received a Special Mention for the Camera D’or. The film was coproduced by himself and his producing partner, Jamie Romandía. In 2005 Reygadas premiered at the Cannes IFF his second film, BATTLE IN HEAVEN, in competition. Also at Cannes he was awarded the Jury Prize in 2007 for SILENT LIGHT and the Best Director Award for POST TENEBRAS LUX in 2012.

Selected filmography

2012 POST TENEBRAS LUX

2007 SILENT LIGHT

2005 BATTLE IN HEAVEN

2002 JAPÓN