10 Movies Without a Traditional Timeline You Must See

4º – Irreversible (Gaspar Noé, 2002)Counted back and forth, the film presents the cruel story of a young couple of boyfriends. Sad and disturbing in all his ways, ‘Irreversible’ was designed in an extreme way. All the content exposed in the film works by making the spectator’s experience more impactful and tortuous.


3º – The Mirror (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975)A man in his last days of life recalls striking events from his childhood, his mother and shocking facts of his journey in the world. The film suffers from temporal lapses throughout its projection, varying between different epochs of the character’s life. Russian film masterpiece Andrei Tarkovsky.


2º – The Last Year at Marienbad (Alain Resnais, 1961)Settling in a hotel, the film presents the story of two people who might or might not have met at the same location a year earlier. Playing with the character of time in the life of the human being, ‘The Last Year at Marienbad’ manages to be shocking because of the simple beauty with which it is conceived. One of the greatest works of the enormous filmography of Alain Resnais.


1º – Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch, 2001)After a car accident, a woman goes aimlessly and suffering from amnesia, traversing Los Angeles behind for answers to the gaps in her life. Using dream paths in their resolutions, ‘Mulholland Dr.’ rules out the use of a traditional timeline, listing on screen various fragments of the lives of all the characters presented, giving the viewer the mission to assemble the puzzle of the story.