The story follows Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig as a married couple who decide to get the procedure in order to live a happier, better life in a tiny city – and save the environment while at it. The cast includes Christoph Waltz, Laura Dern, Jason Sudeikis, Neil Patrick Harris, Udo Kier, Kerri Kenney, and Hong Chau. This is such a kooky concept and Payne takes it to some very weird places, as hinted at in this trailer. It's definitely worth a watch because this is so unlike anything else.
Here's the full-length trailer (+ poster) for Alexander Payne's Downsizing, from Paramount's YouTube:
You can still watch the first teaser trailer for Downsizinghere, or read our Venice Film Festival review.
Downsizing follows a kindly occupational therapist who 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.Read more at FirstShowing