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Downsizing


Everyone is conscious of the nation of Lilliput in Jonathan Swift’s ‘Gulliver’s Travels’, however what if on a regular basis life was actually in miniature? What resolution would we make if we had the choice to stay smaller and but grander? ‘Downsizing’ explores a world the place over-population is being combatted by simply that.

Omaha couple Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and his spouse Audrey (Kristen Wiig) are battling their tedious dead-end jobs and are determined to make a greater life for themselves. Luckily for them, there may be one choice accessible to them. 

In Norway, scientists have discovered a solution to shrink human beings down to 5 inches tall; that will not sound too engaging to most individuals, however when individuals begin understanding that it is the excellent answer to over-population and, certainly, to all their environmental points, in addition to being a solution to make their cash go rather a lot additional, all types of individuals begin choosing the approach to life.

However, the method is irreversible which implies you have to be actually positive about what you are doing earlier than you get downsized. Unfortunately for Paul, he discovers solely after his personal downsizing that Audrey backed out on the final second, unable to ponder leaving her household and associates behind. They realise they cannot have a life collectively and get divorced, whereas Paul is pressured to embark on his new life as just a little particular person fully alone.

‘Downsizing’ is a sci-fi comedy directed by the Academy Award profitable Alexander Payne (‘The Descendants’, ‘Sideways’, ‘About Schmidt’), who wrote the screenplay along with his frequent collaborator Jim Taylor (‘Jurassic Park III’).

It’s been in manufacturing since 2009, and has already gained a National Board of Review Award for Top Films, whereas additionally being nominated for a Satellite Award and a Golden Lion on the Venice Film Festival.

‘Downsizing’ is about to be launched within the US on December twenty second 2017.

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