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Downsizing (2017)

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A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »
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"Downsizing" follows a kindly occupational therapist who undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.

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We are meant for something bigger.

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Rated R for language including sexual references, some graphic nudity and drug use. | See all certifications »

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Funniest Film at this years Tiff
21 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

LOL with a thousand people is the best way to see a film like this.

Starts with an incredible series of humorous scenes one after another.

Serious issues are also addressed giving it scope and depth as well as laughs.

Christoph Waltz as always plays a fantastically eccentric character, Matt Damon as always is OK, but who really steals the show here is a new Vietnamese actress who is amazing.

She is a Gem. In a jewel of a role.

Look for a best supporting Oscar nod for her.

She has the cleverest character and the wittiest dialog in the whole film. She shines radiantly.

Lots of fun for everyone.

Brought back memories of a laugh a minute "Lars and the Real Girl" a few years back at Tiff.


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