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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Cate Blanchett
Brad Pitt
Tilda Swinton
Elle Fanning
Elias Koteas
Julia Ormond
Jason Flemyng
Taraji P Henson
Directors
David Fincher
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Running Time
165 minutes

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
David Fincher goes all mushy-wushy. And it's terrific


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The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button

Plot
Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt) is a boy born with the biology of a pensioner… As he grows up, he grows younger, and falls in love with Daisy (Cate Blanchett). Can their romance survive his curious condition?


Verdict
Aptly for a film so concerned with time, Button is 13 minutes shy of three hours and just flies by. If this is Fincher selling out, can he sell out more often please?


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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