The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Criterion Collection
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 2008
Director: David Fincher
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 097361-430744
Running time: 2:46 (166 Min.)
Casetype: HD Slim, Slip Cover
Format: 2.40:1 Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: May 05, 2009
Collection type: Owned (#3069)
Status: Available
Purchase date: May 05, 2009
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
Overview
"I was born under unusual circumstances..."
Thus begins The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the Academy Award®-winning* film starring Brad Pitt as a man who is born in his eighties and ages backward, and Cate Blanchett as the woman he is destined to love forever. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a monumental journey - as unusual as it is epic - that follows Benjamin's remarkable adventure of romance and redemption from the end of World War I through the twenty-first century. Directed by David Fincher, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a powerful testament to life and death, love and loss.

* 2008 Oscar® Winner: Best Art Direction (Art Direction: Donald Graham Burt; Set Decoration: Victor J. Zolfo); Best Makeup (Greg Cannom); and Best Visual Effects (Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton, and Craig Barron).
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Misc.
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Genres
Drama
Fantasy
Romance
Studios
Production Studios:
 • Paramount Pictures
 • Warner Bros. Pictures
 • Kennedy/Marshall Productions
Media Companies:
 • The Criterion Collection
 • Paramount Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Spanish  Dolby Digital 5.1
Commentary  Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Criterion
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Commentary
 • Interviews
 • Gallery
 • Leaflet; Timeline.
Crew
Direction
David Fincher....Director
Writing
Eric Roth....Screenwriter
Eric Roth....Story By
Robin Swicord....Story By
F. Scott Fitzgerald....Original Material By
Production
Kathleen Kennedy....Producer
Frank Marshall....Producer
Ceán Chaffin....Producer
Cinematography
Claudio Miranda....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Kirk Baxter....Film Editor
Angus Wall....Film Editor
Music
Alexandre Desplat....Composer
Sound
Ren Klyce....Sound Designer
Mark Weingarten....Production Sound Mixer
Ren Klyce....Supervising Sound Editor
David Parker....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Michael Semanick....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Ren Klyce....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Donald Graham Burt....Production Designer
Jacqueline West....Costume Designer
Tom Reta....Art Director
Randy Moore....Art Director
Cheryl Beasley-Blackwell....Costume Designer
Greg Cannom....Make-up Effects
Brian Sipe....Make-up Effects
Jean Black....Make-up Artist
Elaine Offers....Make-up Artist
Fionagh Cush....Make-up Artist
Visual Effects and Animation Provided by Digital Domain
Eric Barba....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Asylum
Nathan McGuinness....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Lola Visual Effects
Edson Williams....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Matte World Digital
Craig Barron....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Hydraulx
Eric Liles....Visual Effects
Colin Strause....Visual Effects
Greg Strause....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Ollin Stidio
Charlie Iturriaga....Visual Effects
Visual Effects by Salvage Visual Effects
James Pastorius....Visual Effects
Brice Liesveld....Visual Effects
Cast
Cate Blanchett....Daisy
Julia Ormond....Caroline
Faune Chambers....Dorothy Baker
Elias Koteas....Monsieur Gateau
Donna Duplantier....Blanche Devereux
Jacob Wood....Martin Gateau
Earl Maddox....Man at Train Station
Ed Metzger....Teddy Roosevelt
Jason Flemyng....Thomas Button
Danny Vinson....Priest Giving Last Rites
David Jensen....Doctor at Benjamin's Birth
Joeanna Sayler....Caroline Button
Taraji P. Henson....Queenie
Mahershalalhashbaz Ali....Tizzy
Fiona Hale....Mrs. Hollister
Patrick Thomas O'Brien....Dr. Rose
Marion Zinser....Mrs. Horton
Peter Badalamenti....Benjamin 1928-31
Danny Nelson....General Winston
Paula Gray....Sybil Wagner
Lance Nichols....Preacher
Rampai Mohadi....Ngunda Oti
Troi Bechet....Filamena Gilea
Phyllis Somerville....Grandma Fuller
Elle Fanning....Daisy Age 7
Ted Manson....Mr. Daws
Clay Cullen....Young Mr. Daws
Edith Ivey....Mrs. Maple
Robert Towers....Benjamin 1932-34
Jared Harris....Captain Mike
Sonya Leslie....Daisy's Nurse
Yasmine Abriel....Prostitute with Benjamin
Madisen Beaty....Daisy Age 10
Tom Everett....Benjamin 1935-37
Don Creech....Prentiss Mayes
Christopher Maxwell....Rick Brody
Joshua DesRoches....Vic Brody
Richmond Arquette....John Grimm
Josh Stewart....Pleasant Curtis
Brad Pitt....Benjamin Button
Ilia Volok....Russian Interpreter
Tilda Swinton....Elizabeth Abbott
David Ross Paterson....Walter Abbott
Taren Cunningham....Young Elizabeth Abbott
Myrton Running Wolf....Dennis Smith
Stephen Monroe Taylor....Sailor
Devyn Tyler....Queenie's Daughter Age 14
Adrian Armas....David
Wilbur Fitzgerald....TV Reporter
Ashley Nolan....Woman Doctor
Louis Herthum....Man at Caroline's Party
Katta Hules....Caroline Age 12
Rus Blackwell....Robert Williams
Joel Bissonnette....David Hernandez
Deneen D. Tyler....Queenie's Daughter Age 40
Spencer Daniels....Benjamin Age 12
Chandler Canterbury....Benjamin Age 8
Charles Henry Wyson....Benjamin Age 6
Featured Dancers
Jessica Cropper
Katherine Crockett