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    European Film Awards Nominate Animated Films 'The Congress,' 'Jasmine' and 'Pinocchio'; Plus Watch New 'Frozen' Trailer (VIDEO)

    The European Film Academy has announced its three nominations for Best Animated Feature Film of 2013. Plus, watch a new trailer for Disney's "Frozen," hitting theaters November 27.

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    Listen To Robin Wright Sing & Watch Two Featurettes From Ari Folman's 'The Congress'

    After receiving rave reviews for his animated feature “Waltz with Bachir” in 2008, Israeli director Ari Folman divided critics with his new movie “The Congress” at the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes this year. Our reviewer on the field described the piece as ambitious, unique and bold but "overloade...

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    Drafthouse Films and Films We Like Nab Ari Folman's 'The Congress,' Starring Robin Wright

    Drafthouse Films and Films We Like have snapped up North American rights to Ari Folman's animated-live-action hybrid "The Congress," which recently made its world premiere at Cannes in the Directors Fortnight sidebar. The film stars Robin Wright as an aging actress who participates in a radical expe...

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    'F*ck yeah, let's go:' Robin Wright Discusses Playing Robin Wright in Ari Folman's Divisive Cannes Drama 'The Congress'

    "This movie is not autobiographical in any way," Robin Wright stressed to the press seated for a roundtable session in Cannes to discuss "The Congress," Ari Folman’s half live-action, half animated hallucinatory indictment of the moviemaking industry starring Wright as a character named...Robin Wrig...

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    Cannes Review: Ari Folman's Hybrid 'The Congress' Befuddles More than It Bedazzles

    Ari Folman’s “The Congress” begins well enough, with the sheer physical presence of Robin Wright center screen, tears popping from her eyes. The actress, who in real life has aged gracefully into strength – or maybe it’s just bitterness -- plays “Robin Wright,” an aging actress who has made many “lo...

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    Cannes: Is Ari Folman's 'The Congress' The Most Anti-Hollywood Movie Ever Made?

    "A genius designer on an acid trip" is the way one character describes the futuristic animated universe of Ari Folman's "The Congress," one of the most startling uses of the medium to come along in years.

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    Cannes Review: Ari Folman's Part-Animated 'The Congress' Is Overstuffed And Overwritten, But Sort Of Fascinating

    Ari Folman's "The Congress" aka "Robin Wright at The Congress" aka "Reviewer's Nightmare" (last title mine) opens the director's fortnight at Cannes this evening and screened for a group of alternately beguiled and baffled press this morning. Evoking Miyazaki and perhaps on-form Gilliam in its best ...

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    Trailer of the Week: Ari Folman Appears as Obsessed with Robin Wright as You Are in 'The Congress'

    We've been waiting five years for Ari Folman's follow-up to 2008's critical hit "Waltz With Bashir" -- will our patience be rewarded with a film that's part-animated and part-live action?

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    CANNES EXCLUSIVE: Ari Folman Talks Fortnight Opener 'The Congress,' Which Predicts Hollywood's Chilling Future (TRAILER)

    The Cannes International Film Festival gets under way Wednesday with the international premiere of Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby," a perfect opening night choice given its already established hit status stateside (TOH review here). And on Thursday the edgier Cannes sidebar Director's Fortnight (o...

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    Watch: Trippy, Meta Trailer For Ari Folman's Cannes Flick 'The Congress' Starring Robin Wright

    The long, long wait for "Waltz With Bashir" director Ari Folman's next effort "The Congress" is now nearly over. Whilst we're still surprised that the director, who was in contention for a Palme d'Or in the main competition at Cannes in 2008 with 'Bashir,' has been relegated to the Directors' Fortni...

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