Dramatic: The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button is the story of man who lives his life aging backwards.
Brad Pitt is Benjamin Button, who begins life as a tiny elderly man, blossoms into middle age and finally becomes young.
He lives in New Orleans where he meets the girl of his dreams (played by Cate Blanchett) with whom he shares a few blissful years until aging differently sends them in opposite directions.
Movie is interesting in its use of makeup artists, special-effects wizards and body doubles to make Benjamin Button age in reverse.
Memento is a movie where the story begins at the end and jumps backward in time in 10-minute segments. The suspense lies not in discovering what happens but in finding out why it happened. Memento achieves edge-of-your-seat excitement as it moves backwards, and it keeps your brain hopping as cause and effect are pieced together to a mind blowing twist at the end.
Directed by Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight, The Prestige, Batman Begins, Insomnia) with Guy Pearce (L.A. Confidential), Carrie Ann Moss and Joe Pantoliano (both from The Matrix). Pearce plays Leonard Shelby as man obsessed with hunting down whoever raped and murdered his wife. The problem is that the incident affects his ability to make new memories. Unable to retain a location, a face, or a new clue on his own, Leonard continues his search with the help of notes, Polaroids, and even homemade tattoos for vital information.
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