The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • 2009
  • US
  • 2h 45min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: David Fincher
  • Cast: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Elias Koteas, Tilda Swinton
  • Website: www.benjaminbutton.com

Born as an old man only to die as an infant, the Benjamin Button character created by F Scott Fitzgerald in his 1922 short-story gets the full 'prestige picture' treatment in David Fincher's lavish romantic fantasy. A salutary tale of a man who would turn back time for love, and fails, reflecting Fitzgerald's own views of the impermanence of love.

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Prince Charles Cinema, London WC2H (0.0 miles)

7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BY
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Mon 23 Oct

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

5 Feb 20093 stars

MYSTERY/ROMANCE What would it be like to live in reverse? Born as an old man only to die as an infant, the Benjamin Button character created by F Scott Fitzgerald in his 1922 short-story gets the full ‘prestige picture’ treatment in David Fincher’s…

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