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D.J. Haza presents the next entry in his series of films to watch before you die...

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 2008.

Directed by David Fincher.

Starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Tilda Swinton and Elias Koteas.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a fantasy-drama loosely based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1922 short story of the same name about a boy who is born an old man and gets younger as he gets older. The film received no less than thirteen Oscar nominations and won Best Art Direction, Makeup and Visual Effects.

The story follows Benjamin Button (Pitt), obviously, a baby born with the physical condition of a very elderly man. As his Mother passes away just after the birth his Father abandons the baby Benjamin on the front door of a nursing home and he is taken in and cared for by Queenie. »

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