The Congress

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2014 | Sci-Fi Animation

More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress (Robin Wright, playing a version of herself) decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, August 29, 2014

On DVD

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

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Ari Folman

Screenwriter

Ari Folman

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More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress (Robin Wright, playing a version of herself) 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) and the head of Miramount Studios (Danny Huston), 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 she can care for her ailing son, and her digitized character will stay forever young. Twenty years later, under the creative vision of the studio’s head animator (Jon Hamm), Wright’s digital double rises to immortal stardom.
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  • Based on legendary science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem's 1971 novel The Futurological Congress

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