Since the 2008 release of Waltz with Bashir, I've been waiting for another Ari Folman Film. When The Congress was announced a year or so back, excitement was immediate. A loose adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's "The Futrological Congress," the film will be part live action and part animation. It'll follow a version of Robin Wright as herself, as she decides to sell her likeness to a movie studio. The rest, as you can imagine, will go from there as she travels within an animated world of wild imagination. To hear that it's now finally been picked up for North American release is quite exciting. Fresh from Cannes Drafthouse together with Films Will Like will be taken care of distribution, which is said to be sometime in 2014.
You can make up your own mind about it and check out the trailer below. But one thing I know is for sure, I cannot wait to see this.
Keep an eye out for it and happy moviegoing folks!