The End of Time


(114 min. 2012)

DIRECTOR: Peter Mettler

PRODUCERS: Ingrid Veninger, Cornelia Seitler, Gerry Flahive

THE END OF TIME is a personal, rigorous and visionary exploration into our perception of time. Filmmaker, Peter Mettler dares to dream the movie of the future while also immersing us in the wonder of the present.

“… recalling the work of Terrence Malick, Werner Herzog and the late Chris Marker… THE END OF TIME become immersive and hypnotic… a ravishingly beautiful experience.” Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood Reporter

“A work of vision… A globe-trotting cine-essay about time… poetic and lovely.” Adam Nayman, POV

“Splendiferously trippy.” Jason Anderson, Cinema Scope

“One of the year’s best films, THE END OF TIME isn’t something you simply watch; it’s something you surrender to.” Peter Howell, Toronto Star





Nothing But Time

— José Teodoro, Film Comment

All Things Must Pass

— Adam Nayman, POV Magazine

Lost in the Moment: Peter Mettler on The End of Time

— Jason Anderson, Cinema Scope

Peter Mettler’s ‘The End of Time’ is the ultimate trip

— Brian D. Johnson, Maclean’s


OFFICIAL SELECTION: Locarno International Film Festival
Toronto International Film Festival
Firenze Festival dei Popoli
Switzerland Solothurn Film Festival
Busan International Film Festival
Copenhagen CPH:DOX
Amsterdam IDFA
Kosovo Dokufest
Poland Planete Doc
Belgium Docville International Film Festival
Mexico Ficunam
Buenos Aires BAFICI
France Cinema du Reel