Robin Wright’s Film Takes ‘Craziest Movie at Cannes’ Honors

Robin Wright’s Film Takes ‘Craziest Movie at Cannes’ Honors
Before I continue with this post, take a look at this wackadoodle trailer for Robin Wright's new live action–animated movie The Congress, from Waltz with Bashir director Ari Folman, which debuted at Cannes earlier this week and feels like the most uninhibitedly ambitious film of the festival so far.Okay, now we can talk, because the movie itself is even more out-there than what the trailer would have you believe. Picture a part-live-action, part-animated Yellow Submarine–esque version of Being John Malkovich (but starring Wright), combined with the Hollywood satire of Robert Altman's The Player and a dystopian futurist vision of the celebrity obsession depicted in Sofia Coppola's The Bling Ring (which also premiered at Cannes). Based on Stanislaw Lem's 1971 novel The Futurological Congress, it starts out with Robin Wright playing Robin Wright, an actress who starred in The Princess Bride and Forrest Gump, and
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