‘Timecrimes’ Director Talks Nudity, Violence and Remakes!

Arriving in limited theaters December 12th as part of Magnet’s “Six Shooter Series” is Nacho Vigalondo’s Spanish time travel thriller Timecrimes, which follows a man accidentally who gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences. Beyond the break you can read our exclusive interview with director Nacho Vigalondo who chats about time travel, nudity, sequels and remakes (woh, that’s a lot!)… and did Mr. Disgusting inspire an entire movie?!
TIMECRIMES is a twisted tale of time travel when a man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences. We spoke to writer/director Nacho Vigalondo about the complicated plot and story elements and makes some interesting comparisons.

I love to think of this film as a mixture of PSYCHO and 12 MONKEYS, says Vigalondo. “At the beginning (of writing this script) I wanted to make a mathematical exercise in which one character and one location would all happen in real time. But it ultimately felt like a masturbation, like showing the world how I can do a mathematical equations. But in the fifth draft of the script, the naked girl arrived. In that moment I really felt that the movie took form. When you have math mathematical elements and tits you have everything,” he jokes, “with blood and violence and tits and math you have a perfect film!