The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Poster

Release Date: December 25th, 2008

DVD Release Date: May 5th, 2009

PG-13|2 hr 47 min

Plot Summary
Born under unusual circumstances, Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt) springs into being as an elderly man in a New Orleans nursing home and ages in reverse. Twelve years after his birth, he meets Daisy, a child who flickers in and out of his life as she grows up to be a dancer (Cate Blanchett). Though he has all sorts of unusual adventures over the course of his life, it is his relationship with Daisy, and the hope that they will come together at the right time, that drives Benjamin forward.

Cast: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Mahershala Ali, Jared Harris, Elias Koteas

Director: David Fincher

Genres: Drama, Romance, Fantasy

Production Co: Kennedy/Marshall

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Emotional, Friend, Death, Love, Hospital, Growing up, Moving, Daughter

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Awards

Nominated Leading Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Nominated Cinematography
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Nominated Actor in a Leading Role
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Winner Visual Effects
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Sound Mixing
Nominated Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Winner Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Winner Make Up & Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Winner Makeup
Winner Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Winner Art Direction
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Screenplay (Adapted)
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)