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The Artist


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


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

Release: Oct. 8th, 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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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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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.
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 ....
Although enjoyable, it’s stricken with ridiculous scenes clearly designed to charm the pants off the viewer. Instead, it’s stuck in a state of goofy humor and shallow characters that never fully come into their own..