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Los cronocrímenes (2007)

A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.

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Héctor Ocasional (as Ion Inciarte)
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Hector is an ordinary man who's moving to a new house with his wife. One evening, while he's looking through his binoculars, he sees a naked girl in the woods. He decides to go there just to find that same girl laying on a rock. Suddenly, a man with a pink bandage covering his face, stabs Hector in his arm with scissors... Written by Javi Aldereguia

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Rated R for nudity and language | See all certifications »

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27 June 2008 (Spain)  »

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$2,600,000 (estimated)

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$4,351 (USA) (12 December 2008)

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$38,108 (USA) (23 January 2009)
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The shape of the logo on the gate remote control is also visible on the young woman's shirt (in the negative space between the two cats). See more »

Goofs

When Nacho Vigalondo is explaining the time travel to Héctor, he grabs the coffee from the machine. When he does so, a hatch opens and you can clearly see a background or mirror of crew members and equipment. See more »

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[last lines]
Clara: Hector...
Héctor: It's okay.
[throws the scissors]
Héctor: We still have a while before it starts raining.
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Featured in Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD (2014) See more »

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Written and Performed by Santiago Ibarretxe
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Supremely intelligent
21 July 2008 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Wow, this one took me by surprise. As a matter of fact I had no idea how this film would develop even when I was half-way done watching it, but then the real story kicks off and its exciting and hilarious thereafter. The premise is fairly simple about a guy who keeps landing in exponentially ridiculous situations. You'll know what I mean when you watch it. And each situation has a sense of deja vu to it and is great fun to watch. Can't say much about the acting and direction, which were very, very good nevertheless. However the script is supremely intelligent and ensures that every loose thread is perfectly, and I mean, perfectly tied up.

Time travel can be real head bender. Frequency and The Butterfly Effect are good examples of comparable movies of this genre (and the Back To The Future sequels are terrible ones) and Timecrimes sits comfortably in that group.

I'll be glad to recommend it to all my friends who have the patience to read subtitles.


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