Our Time

Golden Lion
Venice Film Festival
A soul-searching work of scorching honesty that functions both as an anatomy of love and marriage, and as an evisceration of masculinity.


Our Time

In Our Time, 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 animals. Although in an open marriage, their relationship begins to crumble when Esther falls in love with an American horsebreaker and Juan is unable to control his jealousy.

From the moment he arrived on the film scene seventeen years ago with his debut feature
Japón, Mexican filmmaker Carlos Reygadas has been the complete package: a mature and accomplished artist who is both contemporary with countrymen Cuarón, del Toro, and Iñárritu and operating on his own plane - earning his place as "the one-man third wave of Mexican cinema." His previous films include Silent Night (2007) and Post Tenebras Lux (2012), awarded the Jury Prize and Best Director at Cannes Film Festival. Armed with a full arsenal of aesthetic and narrative tools and persistently fearless in their realignment, he has consistently traversed new cinematic territory for himself and within movie history.

San Sebastián International Film Festival 2018, Nominee, Horizons Award ~ Carlos Reygadas

São Paulo International Film Festival 2018, Winner, Critics Award, Best Foreign Film ~ Carlos Reygadas

Venice Film Festival 2018, Nominee, Golden Lion, Best Film ~ Carlos Reygadas
Not Rated
English, Spanish
Carlos Reygadas
Phil Burgers
Nominee, Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival
Jonathan Romney, Screen Daily

Mexican director Carlos Reygadas has always excelled in discomforting audiences, even since 2002 debut feature 'Japón,' but 'Our Time' ('Nuestro Tiempo'), his first feature in five years, is uncomfortable viewing for another reason: it’s the account of a sexually tormented marital relationship, and ...

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