Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

The Playlist

'Waltz With Bashir' Director Ari Folman's 'The Congress' To Open Cannes Directors' Fortnight

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • April 19, 2013 8:44 AM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Yesterday, the 2013 Cannes Film Festival lineup was formally announced, and among the titles selected were a few that surprised us, while we noted others that seemed like eye-opening omissions. And today comes word of one filmmaker who is going from competing in the main line up at Cannes, to opening one of the sidebar slates of programming.

Predicting The 2013 Cannes Film Festival Lineup: Who Will Join 'The Great Gatsby' On The Croisette?

  • By The Playlist Staff
  • |
  • March 14, 2013 12:03 PM
  • |
  • 18 Comments
On Tuesday, it was announced that Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" would open this year's Cannes Film Festival, still the most prestigious, and arguably most important event on the cinematic calendar. And today, March 14th, marks the last day on which films can be seen by the selection panel for the festival, which kicks off May 15th.

Captivating New Pics From 'Waltz With Bashir' Director Ari Folman's Live Action/Animated 'The Congress' With Robin Wright

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • February 12, 2013 7:51 PM
  • |
  • 3 Comments
A movie that has literally been years in the making, showing of some early footage way back in 2010, "Waltz With Bashir" director Ari Folman's followup "The Congress" has been coming along at a steady, if unhurried pace. While we've had glimpses here and there, a batch of new images have arrived giving the best look yet at how the live action/animated film will be coming together.

New Look At 'Waltz With Bashir' Director Ari Folman's 'The Congress'; Film Will Be 70 Min. Live Action/50 Min. Animated

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • December 22, 2011 5:51 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Though it's taking its time to get here "The Congress," Ari Folman's ambitious follow-up to his celebrated "Waltz With Bashir," continues to tease, and this new look dug up by Thompson On Hollywood (via Cinemascopian) is the most intriguing yet.

Harvey Keitel, Danny Huston & Paul Giamatti Confirmed For Ari Folman's 'The Congress'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • February 15, 2011 8:43 AM
  • |
  • 1 Comment
Ari Folman has been steadily moving forward with “The Congress,” his animated, sci-fi followup to “Waltz With Bashir.” The director unveiled some early footage last year at the Cartoon Movie Symposium in Lyons, France and has Robin Wright long attached to star, with Kodi Smit-McPhee revealing last month that he had joined the project as well.

Kodi Smit-McPhee Joins Ari Folman's Animated Sci-Fi Pic 'The Congress'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
  • |
  • January 31, 2011 5:31 AM
  • |
  • 0 Comments
Ari Folman's "The Congress," his animated, sci-fi followup to "Waltz With Bashir," has been in development for a while now, with early footage unveiled last year at the Cartoon Movie symposium in Lyons, France, and we're glad to see it's still alive, moving forward and set to start shooting. But before we get to the casting, here's what we know so far.

Email Updates

Recent Comments