Genre: TV Documentary
Length: 42 minutes
Directed by: Max Bartoli
Written by: Max Bartoli
Cinematography by: Francesco Menghini
Costumes by: Francesca Severi
Music by: Fabio Varesi
2D Graphics by: Enlighten Pictures Ltd
Shooting Locations: Different locations in Italy
Logline: Time Travellers is a factual documentary depicting the evolution of customs and lifestyle from the Roman Empire to the beginning of the 20th century.
- Short scenes of ancient daily life re-enacted;
- CGI computer simulations of ancient cities and villages; Present-day footage of cities and villages;
- Interviews with experts, archeologists and researchers from the Universities of Rome, Florence and Siena.
Shot in the Italian medieval towns of Florence, Siena, Bevagna, Assisi, Todi and San Gimignano, the documentary focuses on: (i) How time was measured and “conceived” until the ‘merchant time’ (the time measured by a clock) was introduced; (ii) The function of the medieval towers; (iii) The evolution of clothing; (iv) How people made parchment, ink and candles in the middle ages; (v) The evolution of marriage; (vi) How rites and habits evolved throughout the centuries in Europe and especially in both large cities and small villages, in XII and XIII century Italy.