Q - When is the 2009 Movies blog not a 2009 movies blog?
A - The curious case of Benjamin Button.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button bows in the 2008 holiday season, spilling right over into ... 2009 - fertile ground for the 2009 movies blog!
Opening on December 19, 2008, this film adaptation of the F.Scott Fitzgerald short story masterpiece, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button stars Brad Pitt, born as an old man, and growing up young. Curious, and breathing life into the tag line, "I was born under unusual circumstances". Also starring Cate Blanchett and directed by David Fincher. The screenplay was written by David Roth, who also wrote Forrest Gump.
Brad Pitt's Benjamin Button, is born as a withered old man and then goes through life aging in reverse until he becomes a baby, with amazing and bizarre consequences on the way. He lives a full life, in school, in college, at war and in love and as a father. Blanchett plays his love. He, and she, then must come to terms with the unusual relationship as they grow literally in opposite directions.
Here is the Benjamin Button movie trailer:
2009 Movies categories: Fantasy, Romance