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If you go to the movie's official website, there are screens that show what the time format is. See the attached image. The format is Years - Weeks - Days - Hours - Minutes - Seconds.
Maybe they aren't using months at all. It could be 116 years, 39 weeks, 3 days, 23 hours, 58 minutes and 38 seconds.
It comes down to the alternate routes might take a much longer time to use. Whether it be traffic or just the distance you travel in order to get out of paying a few hours (dollars), it might be just more worth their time to pay up.
I think that a conclusion can easily be drawn between that movie scene and slavery in the South before the Civil War. The simple answer is that they were quite frankly unaware that something like that could even be done. Slaves believed that they were unable to fight back and so most of the time did not. They were afraid of the powers that existed to hold ...
As seen throughout the movie, time can be given from one person to another, and it can be taken by force as well. Fighting is done in an arm-wrestling style position, where each person holds the other person's hand. It's then a contest of wills to pull as much time from the other person while not letting their time get pulled as well.
There are probably two main things to consider: 1) Will's whole goal is to distribute as much time to as many people as possible. If he were to keep too much for himself, there could be someone, somewhere, who wouldn't have enough. Remember his line, 'no one should be immortal if even one person has to die.' Will had gotten used to living on just enough ...
I just watched this movie and recall Raymond Leon saying something to the affect that Will's father's crime was giving time away. At another point in the movie, Will tells Sylvia he believes his father was murdered. I pulled these quotes from http://www.moviequotesandmore.com/in-time-movie-quotes-1.html [talking on the phone] Raymond Leon: Hello, Will. ...
In one instance, Salas says he can always fight for money, but his mother reprimands him, telling him not to be like his father. Leon also makes a reference to Salas' father. Salas looks confused, as he thought his father died in a fight. (Source:www.themoviespoiler.com) Both point indicated that Salas father's death is a mystery and only his ...
Throughout the movie, transfer speed and direction seems to be determined by the relative vertical positions of the clocks. They're fighting for the top position. I'm seeing the same basic answer here
The people work and earn time rather than money. That clock ticks. In the movie when they wrestle they transfer time from one to other. If one person's losing, their time is transferred to the opponent. That way they fight and win and lose - until death in that scene.
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