Downsizing imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small. People soon realize how much further money goes in a miniaturized world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to get small and move to a new downsized community; a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.
Release date: Dec 22, 2017 (United States)
Director: Alexander Payne
Production companies: Paramount Pictures · Annapurna Pictures · Ad Hominem Enterprises
Screenwriters: Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Music by: Rolfe Kent
Costume designer: Wendy Chuck
Cast: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Dave Johnson, Neil Patrick Harris
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