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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • Format: DVD
  • SKU: MVD10922D
  • UPC: 760137109228
  • Street Date: 11/22/22
  • PreBook Date: 10/18/22
  • Label: Drafthouse »
  • Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy
  • Run Time: 121 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio: 5.1 SURROUND
  • Year of Production: 2013
  • Region Code: 1
  • Box Lot: 30
  • Territory: US,CA
  • Language: English

 

Cast & Crew

  • Actor: Robin Wright
  • Actor: Harvey Keitel
  • Actor: Jon Hamm
  • Actor: Kodi Smit-McPhee
  • Actor: Danny Huston
  • Actor: Paul Giamatti
  • Actor: Sami Gayle
  • Director: Ari Folman
  • Director: Ari Folman

 

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The Congress

An aging actress (Robin Wright) decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood

The Congress
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An aging actress (Robin Wright) decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent (Harvey Keitel), her alias will be controlled by the studio, and will star in any film they want with no restrictions. In return, she receives healthy compensation so her digitized character will stay forever young.

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Sales Points

  • OFFICIAL SELECTION / NOMINEE - 2013 Cannes Film Festival - SACD Prize (Directors' Fortnight)
  • From acclaimed director Ari Folman (Waltz With Bashir)
  • Winner! Austin Fantastic Fest: Best Picture, Best Actress (Robin Wright), Best Screenplay
  • Winner! 2014 Nashville Film Festival: Best Actress (Robin Wright)
  • All-star cast includes Robin Wright (Forrest Gump), Paul Giamatti (Sideways), Jon Hamm (Baby Driver), Danny Huston (The Aviator), Harvey Keitel (Pulp Fiction) and Kodi Smit-McPhee (Let Me In)
  • CERTIFIED FRESH! ROTTEN TOMATOES (73% Tomatometer, 110 Reviews)
  • 2013 Limited Theatrical Release!

Press Quotes

The Congress is part live action and part Ralph Bakshi fever dream, but all nightmare. It paints a vision of the future where individuality and anything resembling free will is supplanted by delicious chemical cocktails and a candy-coated reversal.

     —Samuel B. Prime, Slant Magazine

A half-live-action, half-animated headtrip that throws Robin Wright into a dizzying showbiz paradigm shift.

     —Tom Russo, Boston Globe

This is an extraordinary film, a unique film, the kind of film that reminds us of the true power of science fiction to comment on our society.

     —Mattie Lucas, From The Front Row

  

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