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Rating: 5 stars

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toniap social justice social class social commentary injustice global warming kindness

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Seen on: 01/17/2019

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Downsizing (2017)

Directed by Alexander Payne

Science Fiction | Drama

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Overview

A kindly occupational therapist undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.

Rated R | Length 135 minutes

Actors

Hélène Cardona | Richard D. Leko | Jon De Leon | Howard J. Davis | Maryam Moshiri | Bill Coulter | Jeff Clarke | Juan Carlos Velis | Paul Mabon | Nick Douzenis | Spiros Kontos | Maria Kontou | Peter Melatos | Loukia Papadapoulos | Paul Landais | Rodrigo Salera | Salvador Sindoni | Balaram Vilchis | Ann Bordwine Beeder | Jeffrey R. Smith | Lidia Perez | Ramon Marroquin | Cicela Bravatti | Jorge Tello | Dalila Gamboa Diaz | Pamela Archer | Cameron Geddes | Margareta Pettersson | Bjørnar Egede-Nissen | Warren Belle | George B. Seremba | Michaela Sanielevici | Christoph Friedrich Richter | Caroline Andersen | Erik Andersen | Solveig Barber | Aaron Befus | Bent Brakas | Steve Fievet | Jahkeil Goldson | Erik Irwin | David Gudjonsson | Marianne Haldorsen | Jani Hamalainen | Ida Linckert Hertzman | Anastasia Kharlamova | Elizabeth Jeanne le Roux | Aleksander Krogevoll | Ksenia Daniela Kharlamova | Tero Konttinen | Raimo Kurppa | Kristin Lyssand | Mark Makivirta | Sari Miettinen | Tanya Missirlian | Antti Muhunen | Kent Nielsen | Riita Nikolakakos | Velva Nystrom | Thomas Paloheimo | Kimberly Rowntree | Lars Paronen | Jacob Pettersson | Jorgen Runas | Michael Skretteberg | Tomas Straum | Kari Svenneby | Alari Tork | Thomas Wicks | Rose Bianco | Kristina Yedlitska | Lina Shekhovtsova | Kristina Cocoli | Veena Sood | Jeffrey Sinclair | Kimberly Kodatsky | Damiãn Garth Brown | Jermaine Otis Granville | Raffaele Brereton | Natasha Bromfield | Kerry-Lee Finkle | Larry Mannell | Mary Kay Place | Sherry Mandujano | Paul Constable | Alison Brooks | Brendan Beiser | Martha Girvin | Michael Heathcote | Dave Sokolowski | Milo Goodman | Roland Martin | Ana Marie Cox | Bob Bezousek | David Noonen | Carmen Orellana | John Reynolds | Linda M. Anderson | Kevin Kunkel | Kristen Thomson | Tim Driscoll | Alison J. Palmer | Phil Reeves | Jayne Houdyshell | Kathryn Aboya | Pepe Serna | Patrick Gallagher | Joaquim de Almeida | Kerri Kenney-Silver | Brigette Lundy-Paine | Donna Lynne Champlin | Don Lake | Niecy Nash | James Van Der Beek | Margo Martindale | Laura Dern | Neil Patrick Harris | Maribeth Monroe | Søren Pilmark | Jason Sudeikis | Ingjerd Egeberg | Udo Kier | Rolf Lassgård | Kristen Wiig | Hong Chau | Christoph Waltz | Matt Damon

Viewing Notes

Not actually a bad movie, just a little slow and ponderous and certainly not the movie it was advertised to be. It’s social commentary is interesting but sometimes feels too light or too dark in places. Hard to strike the right balance with this sort of film.

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