About

Born under unusual circumstances, Benjamin Button springs into being as an elderly man in a New Orleans nursing home and ages in reverse. Twelve years after his birth, he meets Daisy, a child who flits in and out of his life as she grows up to be a dancer. Though he has all sorts of unusual adventures over the course of his life, it is his relationship with Daisy, and the hope that they will come...

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Directed by

David Fincher

Written by

Eric Roth (Screenplay)
F. Scott Fitzgerald (Novel)

Runtime

166 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Life isn't measured in minutes, but in moments.

Cast

Keywords

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Photos

Lists

#622 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects Craig Barron Eric Barba Steve Preeg

Oscar for Best Achievement in Makeup

Oscar for Best Achievement in Art Direction Donald Graham Burt

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Costume Design