The Congress, the experimental animation/live-action hybrid by Ari Folman (Waltz with Bashir), has nabbed itself a North American distributor. The deal is a co-acquisition between Drafthouse Films and Films We Like, with Drafthouse handling the U.S. theatrical and VOD/digital release in 2014 and Films We Like covering distribution for Canada.

The opening film of last month’s the Director’s Fortnight sidebar at Cannes, The Congress is a loose adaptation of Stanislaw Lem’s 1971 sci-fi novel The Futurological Congress, about an aging actress preserving her digital image for a future Hollywood. It stars Robin Wright, Jon Hamm, Paul Giamatti and Harvey Keitel.

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