• 2017
  • US
  • 2h 15min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Alexander Payne
  • Cast: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Jason Sudeikis
  • UK release: 19 January 2018

When a Norwegian institute develops a successful process of human miniaturisation, people flock to take part so as to minimise the impact of humans on the planet. Mild-mannered comedy and gentle romance which looks beautiful but is sentimental and meandering.

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18 Sep 20173 stars

TIFF 2017: Alexander Payne's sci-fi comedy is beautiful and well-acted yet sprawling and disjointed

Big is no longer beautiful in Downsizing, a sprawling, disjointed mixture of science-fiction whimsy, mild-mannered comedy and gentle romance that finds Sideways director Alexander Payne venturing into territory that seems a more comfortable fit for a…

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