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Synopsis: 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. With her contract expiring, she is invited to take part in “The Congress” convention as she makes her comeback straight into the world of future fantasy cinema.

Directed by Ari Folman (Waltz With Bashir), the film also stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Sami Gayle and Paul Giamatti.

Genre

Animation / Sci-Fi

Rated

NR

Language

English

Run Time

122 min minutes

Starring

Robin Wright (Robin Wright)
Harvey Keitel (Al)
Jon Hamm (Dylan Truliner (voice))
Paul Giamatti (Dr. Barker)
Kodi Smit-McPhee (Aaron Wright)
Danny Huston (Jeff)
Sami Gayle (Sarah Wright)
Michael Stahl-David (Steve)
Michael Landes (Maxi)
Sarah Shahi (Michelle)

Directed by

Ari Folman

Edited by

Nili Feller

Composer

Max Richter

Production Designer

David Polonsky

Prod. Company

Bridgit Folman Film Gang

Awards

Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival - Spain - 2013

José Luis Guarner Critic's Award (Ari Folman)

European Film Awards - Europe - 2013

Best European Animated Feature Film (Ari Folman)

Austin Fantastic Fest - USA - 2013

Best Picture - Fantastic Features (Ari Folman)

Austin Fantastic Fest - USA - 2013

Best Actress - Fantastic Features (Robin Wright)

Nashville Film Festival - USA - 2014

Best Actress - Graveyard Shift Competition (Robin Wright)

Nominations

Cannes Film Festival - France - 2013

SACD Prize (Directors' Fortnight)

Country of Origin

Israel / Germany / Poland / Luxembourg / France / Belgium

Production Year

2013

Aspect Ratio

1.85 : 1

Sound Mix

Dolby Atmos / Dolby Digital

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