Cleveland International Film Festival } April 7 – April 18, 2021 } Playhouse Square

House of Time

 

Year: 2015
Country: FRANCE
Run Time: 86 minutes

House of Time
House of Time
House of Time

HOUSE OF TIME begins with a group of buddies who have been mysteriously summoned to the remote castle of their zany friend, Robert. There, he tells them about studies he's been conducting on a Nazi time travel program, headed by an SS Quantum Physicist named Hans Kimmler. Robert is certain that by following Kimmler's plans, he has developed a device that will transport them back 70 years to 1944. After an impassioned speech, his friends look at each other puzzled, with one of them quipping, “Cut out the coke, Robert.” But, when the clock strikes 11:57, Robert presses the button, insisting they are no longer in the present. As events unfold, they are convinced he has hired actors to go along with his goofy game. Eventually, they begin to wonder if it is indeed an elaborate hoax, or if they have truly experienced a rift in the space-time continuum. Part sci-fi, part “Clue,” and doused with just the right blend of tongue-in-cheek comedy, this film is probably the most fun you'll ever have at a World War II movie. (In French with subtitles) –E.F.

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Director
Jonathan Helpert

Jonathan Helpert is a French filmmaker known for his work in short film and television. He started shooting films at the age of 21 without any formal training. He is also the owner of a production company called Alandra Films.

Filmography
HOUSE OF TIME (2015)

Producer
Deborah Helpert

Screenwriting
Jean Helpert, Fran├žois Armanet

Cinematography
Philipp Baben der Erde

Editing
Olivier Michaut

Principal Cast
Pierre Deladonchamps, Esther Comar, Julia Piaton

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