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52nd edition

The Congress

Fortnight 2013, Feature film, 2h00


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.


Ari Folman

After his military service, Ari traveled around the world and realized this wasn’t for him. This experience encouraged him to study film.From 1991 to 1996 he directed several documentaries for Israeli TV before making his first feature, Sainte Clara. A first successful foray into animation with the documentary serie The Material That Love Is Made of incited him to renew the experience with Waltz with Bachir. The Congress is his most ambitious film.

Danny Huston
Harvey Keitel
Jon Hamm
Kodi Smit-McPhee
Paul Giamatti
Robin Wright

Ari Folman

Michal Englert

Aviv Aldema

Nili Feller

Max Richter

Set decoration
David Polonsky

Production :
Pandora Film
Balthasarstr. 79-81
50670 Cologne – Allemagne
Tél : +49 221 97 33 20

Coproduction :
Bridgit Folman Film Gang (Israel)
Opus Film (Pologne)
Paul Thiltges Distribution (Luxembourg)
ARP (France)
Entre Chien et Loup (Belgique)

Ventes / Foreign sales :
The Match Factory GmbH
Balthasarstr. 79-81
50670 Cologne – Allemagne
Tél: +49 221 539 709-0
Fax: +49 221 539 709-10

Distribution :
ARP Sélection
13, rue Jean Mermoz
75008 Paris – France
Tel : +33 1 5669 2600
Fax : +33.1 4563 8337

Presse / publicist :
Matilde Incerti
Tél : +33 1 4805 2080
cell : +33 6 0878 7660

International press :
Nord Americaine / press north america
Hook Publicity
Jessica Uzzan

presse internationale / press international
Gordon Spragg, Laurin Dietrich, Michael Arnon
Tél : +49 157 7474 9724

Title in Original Version : Le Congrès