Stylistically and visually inspired by the works of Flemish and Dutch painters of the 15th and 16th century, Tiempo consists of a series of ten tableaux vivants, a theatrical and photographic tradition of the late 19th century. Each of the ten scenes in the film visualize ten universal themes found in both dreams and art: illumination, space, birth, animals, sex, eating, the past, the future, disorientation and death. In his film Tiempo Griffin travels through time to contemplate dreams and inner thoughts.
The film was commissioned to be part of ONEDREAMRUSH, a festival of 42-second films, which had its gala première in Beijing, China in 2009. Tiempo stars Adan Jodorowsky and Mexican newcomer Stephanie Sigman and was shot in Mexico City at Churubusco Azteca Studios by one of Mexico’s leading cinematographers, Alejandro Martinez. Produced by Julieta Rodriguez with the support of Lemon Films, it features a sculpture by world renowned Mexican sculptor Javier Marin. The films eerie soundscape was composed by keyboardist and music producer Money Mark and the title sequence and credits were created by artist and graphic designer Frank Longo.
Featuring Adan Jodorowsky and Stephanie Sigman
Producer Julieta Rodriguez
Director of Photography Alejandro Martinez
Editor Nadia Hennrich
Production Designer Fernanda Guerrero and Si Art Directors
Original Music Money Mark
Sculpture Javier Marin
Costume designer Nancy Rodriguez
Color Correction Sean Coleman at Company 3
Tile Design and Credits Frank Longo
Production Support Lemon Films
Special Thanks Nathalia Acevedo, Alisarine Ducolomb, Julieta Rodriguez, Hector Mijangos, Money Mark