In Time is a 2011 American science fiction action film written, directed and produced by Andrew Niccol. Amanda Seyfried and Justin Timberlake star as inhabitants of a society which uses time from one’s lifespan as its primary currency, with each individual possessing a clock on their arm that counts down how long they have to live. Cillian Murphy, Vincent Kartheiser, Olivia Wilde, Matt Bomer, Johnny Galecki, and Alex Pettyfer also star.
The Space Brains.dig deep into what it means to have time, money and how Niccol has used colour and pacing to provoke these philosophical thoughts. Science-wise we discuss a 2016 study that demonstrated the link between income and life expectancy. Hint: it’s good to be rich.
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