Watch the new trailer for Downsizing starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig

To solve over-population, a Norwegian scientist comes up with a way of shrinking people to 5-inches tall.

  • · Posted 4 months Ago
  •  BY Jack Lowe

A new trailer has been released for Downsizing - the latest project from director Alexander Payne (Election, The Descendants, and Nebraska).

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Moving in a totally different direction from his previous projects, this film imagines what might happen if, to solve the issue over over-population, people were shrunk down to just 5-inches tall. "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."

Since doing the circuit at some film festivals, Downsizing has garnered some pretty mixed reviews, but it's definitely an original concept.

Downsizing arrives in cinemas on December 22, 2017.

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