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The Congress (2013)

Not Rated | | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi | 24 July 2014 (USA)
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An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.

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10 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
... Robin Wright
... Al
... Sarah
... Dylan Truliner (voice)
... Aaron Wright
... Jeff Green
... Steve
... Dr. Barker
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An aging, out-of-work actress accepts one last job, though the consequences of her decision affect her in ways she didn't consider.

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PLN 34,148,170 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,172, 29 August 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$137,815, 7 November 2014
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The cinematography for the live-action scenes was by Michal Englert, the Polish cameraman who won the Sundance Festival's Best Cinematography award for his work on Jacek Borcuch's Lasting (2013). See more »

Quotes

Dylan Truliner: Do you know what my dreams are, Robin? Robin? Can you see my dreams?
Robin Wright: Four cockroaches playing poker on your lap, is that a dream?
Dylan Truliner: Yes. But it's not mine.
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References The Manchurian Candidate (1962) See more »

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Tomorrow's Gone
Written by Gabriel Abudraham
Performed by Charlie Megira
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Beautiful, innovative, subversive, brave
24 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

The movie itself is a metaphor for some of the new trends that are happening around us. It makes a hinted implicit discussion about things like the Internet culture (avatars, virtual life), Intellectual Properties, rights, freedom, terrorism, capitalism, life extension. The movie is deep and few people can really get to the bottom of it and get the messages. My wife for example, got out from the movie unable to explain it. I, on the other hand, thought that the messages in the movie were powerful. It reminded me for moments "Vanilla Sky" and the "Matrix" though a bit different. The animation seems deliberately hand made and old (as Disney's movies) and I believe this is yet another critique about the cutting-edge Pixar computerized movies, made by hundreds of people and co-producers that shape up each character (which is an owned intellectual property). Producing this movie was a bold and brave move – it may get mixed critique from the intelligent, and might be mocked by the superficial crowd, but I say it is brave and brilliant!


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