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Time Share

Sebastián Hofmann
Tiempo compartido
Mexico, Netherlands 2018 / 96’
The Night Eats the World

Sebastián Hofmann's film takes place at a luxurious resort, where crowds of people come to enjoy the best vacation of their lives. But is this place really so wonderful? There are shadows lurking in the sunlight, and cracks are appearing in the smooth facade. The peace and quiet of paradise is disturbed by the hiss of snakes. During the film, we see two men-a resort employee and one of the guests-who become overwhelmed by paranoid suspicions. The movie is a combination of a psychological thriller and black comedy. If you imagined a resurrected Franz Kafka filming the holiday adventures of the Griswolds, this is what they might look like. An additional attraction is the appearance of RJ Mitte-Walter Jr. from Breaking Bad-in a supporting role as a surprisingly demonic character.

Piotr Mirski

awards

Ariel Awards 2018 – Best Supporting Actor, Best Actor in a Minor Role; Guadalajara IFF 2018 – Best Actor; Sundance FF 2018 – Special Jury Prize

Sebastián Hofmann

Sebastián Hofmann was born in Mexico City in 1980. He made his directorial debut with the horror film Halley, which was screened during the 13th edition of New Horizons. Time Share is his second full-length feature film. He is considered one of Latin America's most promising young filmmakers. He is also known as a visual artist, and his video works have been shown in numerous museums and galleries.

Filmography

2011 Jaime Tapones / Plugs (short)

2012 Ismael (short)

2012 Halley

2018 Podział czasu / Tiempo compartido / Time Share

Cast & Crew

director Sebastián Hofmann
screenplay Julio Chavezmontes, Sebastián Hofmann
cinematography Matías Penachino
editing Sebastián Hofmann
music Giorgio Giampà
cast Luis Gerardo Méndez, Miguel Rodarte, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Montserrat Marañón, Andrés Almeida, RJ Mitte
producer Julio Chavezmontes, Stienette Bosklopper, Sebastián Hofmann, Lisette Kelder
production Piano, Circe Films
language Spanish, English
colouration colour