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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (film)

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (film)
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Film information
NameThe Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Directed byDavid Fincher
Produced byKathleen Kennedy
Frank Marshall
Ceán Chaffin
StarringBrad Pitt
Cate Blanchett
Taraji P. Henson
Julia Ormond
Jason Flemying
Elias Koteas
Tilda Swinton
Music byAlexandre Desplat
CinematographyClaudio Miranda
Editing byKirk Baxter
Angus Wall
StudioWarner Bros. Pictures
Paramount Pictures
The Kennedy/Marshall Company
Distributed byParamount Pictures (North America)
Warner Bros. Pictures (International)
Release date 
Running time166 minutes
Budget$150 million
Gross revenue$333,932,083

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'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' is a 2008 American fantasy-drama film directed by David Fincher. The screenplay by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord is loosely based on the 1922 short story of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The film stars Brad Pitt as a man who ages in reverse and Cate Blanchett as the love interest throughout his life.

The film was released in the United States on December 25, 2008 to positive reviews. The film went on to receive thirteen Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor for Pitt, and Best Supporting Actress for Taraji P. Henson. It won three Oscars, for Art Direction, Makeup, and Visual Effects.

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