StudioCanal Unveils New ‘Congress’ Clip

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StudioCanal has released a new clip for Ari Folman’s hybrid feature The Congress, titled “Entering the Animation Zone.” The latest from the acclaimed director of Waltz with Bashir centers on an aging actress (Robin Wright) who decides to preserve her digital likeness for a future Hollywood in order to raise the funds to care for her ailing son. The blend of live-action and animation fantasy shows what happens 20 years later when Wright’s digital double rises to superstardom and she is invited to take part in The Congress convention.

The film also stars Harvey Keitel as Wright’s manager, Jon Hamm as the animator who brings her digital double to the A-list, Paul Giamatti, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Danny Huston, Sami Gayle, Michael Stahl-David, Michael Landes and Sarah Shahi. Select theatrical screenings and digital release launch today; for showtimes see drafthousefilms.com/film/the-congress.

The Congress

The Congress