The curious case of Benjamin Button [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures present a Kennedy/Marshall production, a David Fincher film
Blu-rays | Paramount Home Entertainment | p2009 | [Blu-ray version.]
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Feature Film (Call number: BLU-RAY C pt.1-2 DRAMA)
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, p2009.
2 videodiscs (165 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Criterion collection ; 476
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 476
DVD; 5.1 surround Dolby Digital.
Blu-ray disc. Will not play in standard DVD players.
Includes English, dubbed French, and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, English (SDH), French or Spanish.
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemying, Elias Koteas, Tilda Swinton.
Producers, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, Ceán Chaffin ; screen story, Eric Roth and Robin Swicord ; screenplay, Eric Roth ; director, David Fincher ; music composed and conducted by Alexandre Desplat.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief war violence, sexual content, language and smoking ; Canadian rating : PG.
Benjamin Button was a not-so-ordinary man who began his life under unusual circumstances. Born in his eighties, and unable to stop time, he continued to age backwards. His life story is detailed from the end of World War I in 1918 and into the 21st century, when he discovered a love that lasted beyond time.
Special features: Disc 2: The Supplements : Interviews with Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett ; Audio commentary featuring director David Fincher; Footage revealing the innovative techniques behind the visual effects and makeup; Step-by-step examination of the motion-capture process aging Brad Pitt; In-depth exploration of David Fincher's creative process on the set; Featurettes on the film's storyboards, costumes, and art direction; Still galleries, including costume designs and candid behind-the-scenes production photos. Insert: "The Man who watched the hours go by," an essay by film critic Kent Jones, on the work of David Fincher as director of this movie.
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