The Congress (2013) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Congress

Ari Folman, 2013

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The Futurological Congress
Stanisław Lem, 1971

The Congress is a movie directed by Ari Folman in 2013 and based on the book The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy by Stanisław Lem, first published in 1971. The movie features Robin Wright, Harvey Keitel, Danny Huston, Paul Giamatti, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Michael Landes, and others.

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RATING

6.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Congress (Ari Folman, 2013)

8.4

/ 10

Book Cover: The Futurological Congress (Stanisław Lem, 1971)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The Futurological Congress, the 1971 book by Stanisław Lem.

The Futurological Congress

Read by: David Marantz

Storyline

In her twilight years, actress Robin Wright makes the decision to embark on her last project: preserving her digital persona for the future of Hollywood. In exchange, she receives substantial compensation, ensuring that her digitized character will remain eternally youthful.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Congress, the 2013 movie by Ari Folman

Year

2013

Minutes

122

Movie Rate

6.50

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Congress

Country: Israel

Year: 2013

Length: 2h2m

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Cover of The Futurological Congress, the 1971 book by Stanisław Lem

Year

1971

Pages

149

Book Rate

8.42

S: Goodreads

Book

The Futurological Congress

Original title: Ijon Tichy

Subtitle: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy

Country: Poland

First published in: 1971

Length: 149 pages

Genre: Fiction

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