• R
  • 1h 37m
  • 2000
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Timecode is an exciting, innovative new film project from acclaimed director Mike Figgis that breaks all the rules. Part of Figgis' daring evolution towards the ultimate in minimalist film production, the film was shot in one day entirely with hand-held digital video cameras in sequence, in real time with no editing. The plot-a black comedy thriller set against Los Angeles lifestyles-literally unfolded before the cameras as the actors each forged an improvised trajectory for their characters based on the central elements of an affair, a murder and an ensuing Hollywood mystery. Four main characters are at the center of the plot: Stellan Skarsgerd is a motion picture executive; Saffron Burrows is his wife; Salma Hayek is an aspiring actress in the midst of an affair; and Jeanne Tripplehorn is a woman whose actions will alter all their fates. Mystery, comedy, intimate drama-these and much more result as the cameras roll for 93 consecutive minutes.
© 2000 Screen Gems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Critics Consensus: Not much of a story, but the execution is interesting.
Globe and Mail

June 17, 2017
Ben Falk

June 16, 2017
Mr. Showbiz
Richard T. Jameson

Some movies become milestones on the basis of quality, others, for being where they are when they...

June 16, 2017
Detroit Free Press
Terry Lawson

It will be argued that Time Code is more of a techno-stunt than a dramatic experience, but the sto...

June 16, 2017
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
Robert Philpot

Time Code might be the year's most pretentious movie, but it's also the most fascinating and audac...

June 16, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:December 26, 2000
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
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