The Mechanism of Suspended Time (2016)

| Short, Adventure, Drama
A french tale set in the late 19th century of two destined lovers who's paths cross in Paris many years later, however, their fate is divided by broken time and forbidden love.


Stefana Brancastle


Stefana Brancastle, Simon Daniels (co-writer)




Credited cast:
Graeme Burrell Graeme Burrell ... Maitre de Maintenant
Yohann Chopin ... Pierre de Contretemps
Bernard Cogniaux Bernard Cogniaux ... Voice
James Cork ... Pierre De Contretemps
Matthew Curnier Matthew Curnier ... Maitre de Maintenant
Sara Mason Sara Mason ... Madame d'Antan
Sasha Wilhelm ... Camille de Maintenant


Late 19th century Paris, Camille, is a young, gifted clockmaker and only daughter to the finest clockmaker that ever was, Master de Maintenant. One day, while working at her father's workshop, a strange chain of events lead to the arrival of an unusual customer, Pierre. For wherever he goes, it rains. He brings a mysterious pocket watch to be repaired. The two fall in love at first sight. But nothing is as it should be. Inexplicably so, time stops whenever they are together. However the fate of the destined lovers is divided by broken time and forbidden love when it is revealed that Pierre is none other then the very son of her father's greatest rival, Master Clockmaker de Contretemps. Written by Brancastle Films Ltd

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'It is said that the gods have created time only to be able to measure love'



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16 : 9
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The Mechanism of Suspended Time has been shot entirely in camera, without any use of CGI's, blue screen nor digital special effects. It is an homage to the Golden Era of Cinema. See more »

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