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Downsizing is a american film of genre Drama directed by Alexander Payne released in USA on 22 december 2017 with Hong Chau

Downsizing (2017)

Downsizing
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Released in USA 22 december 2017
Length 2h15
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Science fiction,    Comedy,    Comedy-drama
Rating56% 2.843732.843732.843732.843732.84373

Downsizing ou Petit format au Québec est une comédie de science-fiction américaine réalisée par Alexander Payne, sortie en 2017.

Ce film dystopique est un récit d'anticipation doublé d'une satire sociale qui a dérouté le public du 74e festival de Venise et du 42e festival de Toronto, où il a été présenté en avant-première en août et septembre 2017.

Synopsis

Dans un futur proche, le scientifique norvégien Jørgen Asbjørnsen met au point le downsizing (qu'on peut traduire par « réduction ») qui permet de réduire les humains à une taille d’environ 12 cm. Cette technologie irréversible de miniaturisation cellulaire doit officiellement réduire la surpopulation et promouvoir la décroissance mais est utilisée par les volontaires, des Américains de classe moyenne , pour consommer beaucoup plus (maison, nourriture, parures de diamants aux petits formats coûtant moins cher) dans des nouvelles cités sous cloche dédiées spécialement aux downsizés. Une entreprise commerciale présente ces cités avec force marketing comme des paradis terrestres du farniente et prend en charge les opérations de downsizing.

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