File this one under “Huh?”
Robin Wright plays herself — as an aged star, who sells her likeness to a movie studio. And then things get strange, but also astoundingly beautiful. Directed by Ari Folman, this movie reminds us a bit of S1m0ne and Cool World, but hopefully far superior than either film. The movie stars Wright, Harvey Keitel, Danny Huston,Paul Giamatti (you can spot his animated character at the 1:38 mark) and possibly Jon Hamm (hey the cartoon character looks and sounds like him, he’s just not listed on IMDB). Here’s the official short synopsis:
An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn’t consider.
The Congress will premiere at Cannes, we’ll keep you posted about early reviews. They should be entertaining.