THE CONGRESS
THE CONGRESS


SYNOPSIS
A free adaptation of Stanislaw Lem's novel “The Futurological Congress”

DIRECTORAri Folman
YEAR2013
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSCannes - opening film Director's Fortnight 2013
PRODUCERSAri Folman
Reinhard Brundig
Robin Wright (producer)
Jeremiah Samuels
Michael Weber (executive producers)
CO PRODUCTION WITHBridgit Folman Film Gang (Israel) and Pandora Film present in co-production with Entre Chien et Loup (Belgium)
Paul Thiltges Distribution (Luxembourg)
Opus Film (Poland)
ARP (France)
ARD Degeto
Cinemorphic
Sikhya Entertainment
Canal+ Poland
Silesia Film Fund
RTBF (Belgian Television)
Belgacom
France2Cinema
PRODUCTIONEitan Mansuri
SUPPORTED BYFilm Fund Luxembourg
Polish Film Institut
Casa Kafka Pictures
Belfius

Filmstiftung NRW
Eurimages
Deutscher Filmförderfonds
Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
Filmförderung Hamburg-SchleswigHolstein
Filmförderungsanstalt
Israel Film Fund
Le Pole Image de Liege and Cinefinance Wallonia
California Film Comission
Channel 10
Cineart
Canal+
Media Programme of EU
The Film and Aud. Centre of Wallonia Brussels
The Belgian Federal Gov. Tax Shelter
Optimum Releasing
WORLD SALESThe Match Factory
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORPandora Film Verleih
LENGTH122 min.
FORMATcolour
digital
1:1.85
Dolby SRD
SHOOTING LOCATIONUSA & Germany
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEEnglish
CASTRobin Wright
Harvey Keitel
Kodi Smit-McPhee
Jon Hamm
Danny Huston
Sami Gayle
Paul Giamatti
WRITERSAri Folman
CASTINGDeborah Aquila, Tricia Wood, Erin Toner
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYMichal Englert (director of photography), Roiy Nitzan (visual effects supervisor), Yoni Goodmann (director of animation), Gilles Rudziaks (animation supervisor)
EDITINGNili Feller
MUSICMax Richter
SOUNDAviv Adema (supervising sound editor)
ART DIRECTIONDavid Polonsky
COSTUMESMandi Line
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