Film synopsis In the future, everyone stops aging at 25 – but has to work to earn extra time for the rest of their lives. When blue-collar worker Will (Timberlake) is given a hundred years by a suidical man he saves, he sets out to shake up the system
All the reviews of this film point to it being a huge opportunity wasted. The premise had promise, and in Andrew Niccol's hands there ought to have been much more delivered.
What frustrates me is that now, as the crux of a film plot, the 'Time Is Money' concept has been effectively crippled at birth. Whether this was studio interference or director uncertainty or other factors we'll perhaps never know. But anyone else trying to give this idea the legs it deserves will be forever compared t More