• The Congress (2014)

The Congress

Release Date: August 29th, 2014

DVD Release Date: December 2nd, 2014

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

An aging actress (Robin Wright) agrees to preserve her digital likeness for a studio to use in any future films it likes.

Cast: Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Danny Huston, Sami Gayle, Michael Stahl-David

Director: Ari Folman

Genres: Science fiction

Ratings & Reviews

  • 87
    Jordan HoffmanFilm.com

    The first half of “The Congress,” while still fascinating, does suffer a bit from keeping its focus on the gripes and accusations between Hollywood actors and producers...Once the Philip K. Dick-meets-”Inception” second half kicks in, the implications grow more universal. show more

  • 60
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Ambition markedly outstrips achievement in The Congress, a visionary piece of speculative fiction that drops the ball after a fine set-up. show more

  • 88
    Scout TafoyaRogerEbert.com

    The Congress, playing fast and loose with a source novel by Stanislaw Lem, splits from its version of reality at the 45-minute mark, and at that point becomes a decadent post-modern classic. show more

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