Robin Wright, playing the role of herself, gets an offer from a major studio to sell her cinematic identity: she’ll be numerically scanned and sampled so that her alias can be used with no restrictions in all kinds of Hollywood films – even the most commercial ones that she previously refused. In exchange she receives loads of money, but more importantly, the studio agrees to keep her digitalized character forever young – for all eternity – in all of their films. “The Congress” follows Robin as she makes her comeback after the contract expires, straight into the world of future fantasy cinema.
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Robin Wright, Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Danny Huston, Sabrina Ferilli, Harvey Keitel