Walking The Dog

The Congress

story: 

An aging actress (Wright) with a disabled child agrees to a large payment to have a full body imaging that will be digitized and utilized to create a digital actress. As part of the agreement, she will no longer control her likeness and the studio will then utilize the new virtual thespian in any manner they see fit. As part of the agreement, she will also be forbidden from acting ever again.

The film explores the ramifications of how the new digital actress affects the future of the woman and society as a whole.

 

 

credits: 

 

Direction by Ari Folman, Novel by Stanislaw Lem, Adaptation by Ari Folman, Cast Robin Wright, Paul Giamatti, Jon Hamm[3], Danny Huston, Harvey Keitel, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Sami Gayle

 

directed by: 
Ari Folman
released: 
June, 2013
format: 
1:85
duration: 
123 min
movie poster: 
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