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The Artist

Cast

Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell View All


Crew

Michel Hazanavicius (Director), Michel Hazanavicius (Writer) View All

Release: Oct. 11th, 2011
Runtime: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
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9 The Artist
This film was just shown at Cannes. It's apparently getting tons of buzz. It's a silent black and white by French filmmaker Michel Hazanavicius and features 2 French actors. It's set in Hollywood in t...

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Cobpyth
This film may have gotten a lot of attention, because it was pretty courageous to make a silent film in these ages, but next to that, The Artist is just a very VERY well made film.
Justin
The real core of the film lies in George and Peppys relationship.
Gideon58
The film stars French heartthrob Jean Dujardin as George Valentin, a silent movie matinee idol at the height of his career in late 1920's Hollywood who meets an aspiring starlet named Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo) and though there is an immediate attraction between the two, it is also clear that for both of these people their careers are first, which experience a serious and irreparable fork with the advent of talking pictures, which George initially dismisses as a fad that will fade, but Peppy embraces and runs with.


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