News 19 APR 2013

A Belgian coproduction will open this year’s Director’s Fortnight

The Congress By Ari Folman will open the prestigious Cannes sidebar on may 16th.

Coproduced in Belgium by Diana Elbaum and her production company Entre Chien Et Loup, the film is supported by Casa Kafka Pictures, Wallimage, RTBF, Pôle Image Liège, Cinéfinances, Belgacom, Dream Touch and Belgian Tax Shelter.

Five years after Waltz with Bashir, Folman returns on The Croisette with his adaptation of Sci-Fi novel The Futurological Congress by Polish writer Stanislaw Lem.

The film, staring Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Paul Giamatti and Dany Huston, is mixing animation and live action.

The film is sold worldwide by Match Factory and is distributed in Benelux by Cinéart.