The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)Year: 2008
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton
On the day that Hurricane Katrina hits New Orleans, elderly Daisy Williams (nee Fuller) is on her deathbed in a New Orleans hospital. At her side is her adult daughter, Caroline. Daisy asks Caroline to read it aloud the diary of Daisy lifelong friend, Benjamin Button. Benjamin's diary tells all his life extraordinary, it was unusual aspect mainly his aging backwards, being diagnosed with several aging diseases at birth and thus given little chance of survival, but who does survive and gets decrease over time. Abandoned by his biological father, Thomas Button, after Benjamin's biological mother died in childbirth, Benjamin was raised by Queenie, a black woman and caregiver of an older home. Daisy grandmother was a resident at the home, which is where she first met Benjamin. Although separated through the years, Daisy and Benjamin remain in contact throughout their lives, plug in their forties when in age they finally agreed. Some of the revelations ...