Brad Pitt and Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett star in F. Scott Fitzgerald's story of the life and loves of a man experiencing his life backwards

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The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Release date
December 26 2008
Synopsis
Director David Fincher brings this remarkable tale to the screen. Benjamin Button, is born as an 80-year-old man in New Orleans just after World War I and proceeds to grow younger as time passes. Button, who like any other man is unable to stop time, experiences life and his love for Daisy oddly out of synch with the rest of humanity in this time traveler's tale of the people and places Benjamin Button encounters, the loves he loses and finds, the joys of life and the sadness of death, and what lasts beyond time.
Cast

Brad Pitt ... Benjamin Button

Cate Blanchett ... Daisy

Elle Fanning ... Daisy (age 6)

Jared Harris ... Captain Mike

Jason Flemyng ... Thomas Button

Julia Ormond ... Caroline

Mahershala Ali ... Tizzy

Taraji P. Henson ... Queenie

Tilda Swinton ... Elizabeth Abbott

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The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button Australian Classification
Paramount
The Kennedy Marshall Company
2008 WB

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