Directed by: Alexander Payne
Written by: Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor
Starring: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, and Jason Sudeikis
Opening: December 22, 2017
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.