The Congress is a 2013 French-Israeli live-action/animation science fiction drama film written and directed by Ari Folman. Robin Wright plays a fictionalized version of herself, an aging actress with a reputation for being fickle and unreliable, so much so that nobody is willing to offer her roles anymore. Her son, Aaron, suffers from Usher syndrome that is slowly destroying his sight and hearing. With the help of Dr. Baker (Paul Giamatti), Robin is barely able to stave off the worst effects of her son's decline. Robin agrees to sell the film rights to her digital image to Miramount Studios (a portmanteau of Miramax and Paramount) in exchange for a hefty sum and the promise to never act again. After her body is digitally scanned, the studio will be able to make films starring her using only computer-generated characters.