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THE CONGRESS

by Ari Folman

synopsis

Robin Wright (as Robin Wright) receives an offer from Miramount to be scanned. In this way, her alias can be freely exploited in all films the Hollywood major decides to produce, even the most downmarket ones, the ones she has turned down until now. For 20 years she disappears to return as guest of honor at the Miramount-Nagasaki Convention in a transformed world of fantastical appearances.

international title: The Congress
original title: The Congress
country: Germany, Israel, Poland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg
sales agent: The Match Factory
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Ari Folman
film run: 120'
release date: FR 03/07/2013, BE 14/08/2013, DE 12/09/2013, PL 13/09/2013, IS 08/11/2013, NL 09/01/2014, EE 21/02/2014, PT 13/03/2014, SE 28/03/2014, RG 05/06/2014, IT 12/06/2014, UK 15/08/2014
screenplay: Ari Folman
cast: Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Jon Hamm, Danny Huston, Sami Gayle, Paul Giamatti
cinematography by: Michał Englert
film editing: Nili Feller
art director: David Polonsky
costumes designer: Mandi Line
music: Max Richter
producer: Ari Folman, Reinhard Brundig, Eitan Mansuri, Diana Elbaum, Ewa Puszczynska, David Grumbach, Michèle Halberstadt, Laurent Pétin
production: Pandora Filmproduktion, Opus Film, ARP Sélection, Entre Chien et Loup, Paul Thiltges Distributions, ARD Degeto Film GMBH, Bac Cinema, Bridgit Folman Film Gang/Israel
backing: MEDIA Programme, Filmstiftung NRW, DFFF, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Filmförderung Hamburg-SchleswigHolstein, Eurimages, CIAV, Polish Film Institut, Wallimages, Israel Film Fund
distributor: Pandora Film Distribution, ARP Sélection, Pa-Dora d.o.o., Cinéart, Cinéart Netherlands B.V., Gutek Film, Njutafilms, Wider Films, StudioCanal
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