In the near future, transactions are no longer closed in money but in time. Each person will be born with a date after that stop aging but will have to increase their credit every day to avoid dying.
In this world, a young worker sees his mother die when she cannot get enough daily pay time.
Destroyed and alone, he wanders through the slums, where he meets a wealthy owner of over a century of time on his account.
Tired of his extremely long and comfortable life without meaning, he suicides and passing him all his time before dying.
Finally rich after a life of hardship, the boy decides to make his way among the privileged elite of society and destroy that world of unjust and total social separation between classes.
A compelling story of a dystopian future where wealth is equal to absolute power, even greater than life and death.
Justin Timberlake is in his best acting role yet, a rebel with nothing to lose bent on fighting the world.
At his side, equally fierce, the sexy and determined Amanda Seyfried. Daughter of a wealthy and nearly immortal businessman, the girl rebels against her father by joining the young man’s cause.
Finally, always excellent Cillian Murphy, this time in the role of a policeman determined to catch the fugitive.
A cop who had already fought the boy’s father years before, seeing his capture as a personal matter.
Andrew Niccol excellent directing with great entertainment and intelligence for a non-trivial film full of interesting and current themes.