Many times throughout the film you can tell that Christopher feels scared or is upset with what is going on. When at the subway station, Christopher is frustrated and wants his dad to tell him what to do next. His father knows that he is frustrated and uses “time travel” to make their circumstances a game. This is able to bring some comfort to Christopher. Without this love and kindness from his father the situation could have been much harder on Christopher. Chris always did his best for his son. This is why he fought endlessly for a better job. Without his love for his son Chris may have just given up, but he could not do that to his son.
The impact of the love that father and son had for each other lead him to reach out to Jay Twistle. He was relentless at trying to prove to Twistle that he would be a perfect candidate for his program. Twistle finally saw his worth which lead to the internship – and once again to prove his worth to Twistle and his other bosses he worked endlessly (reading in the dark and hardly sleeping). This ultimately led to him getting the coveted position at the