The Artist


The Artist Wins Best Picture! The black-and-white silent film The Artist won 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Directing, Actor in a Leading Role for Jean Dujardin, Original Score and Costume Design. See Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo and John Goodman in the movie trailer for The Artist below. Set in 1920s Hollywood, the story follows a vain, silent movie star George Valentin (Dujardin) whose career declines just as young actress Peppy Miller (Bejo) takes the country by storm in talkies.

The Artist movie poster
  • Release Date: November 25, 2011 (ltd.), Jan. 20, 2012 (wide)
  • Release Date: June 26, 2012 (Blu-ray, DVD)
  • Studio: Weinstein Company
  • Genre: Silent, Romance, Drama, Adaptation
  • Director: Michel Hazanavicius
  • Screenwriter: Michel Hazanavicius
  • Official Website: TheArtistMovie.net
  • Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Missi Pyle, Beth Grant, Ed Lauter, Joel Murray, Ken Davitian
  • Running Time: 1 hr. 40 min.
  • MPAA Rating: (PG-13) for a disturbing image and a crude gesture.

Plot Details

Hollywood 1927. George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent movie superstar. The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo), it seems the sky’s the limit – major movie stardom awaits. THE ARTIST tells the story of their interlinked destinies.

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