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The Artist

Five Academy Awards - including Best Picture, Director, and Actor - went to this magical, mostly silent seriocomedy set in 1927 Hollywood. As screen idol George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) wonders if the imminent arrival of sound will doom his career, a chance encounter entangles his life with that of young would-be actress Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo), who becomes a superstar while his own fame starts to fade. With John Goodman, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller; directed by Michel Hazanavicius.

Year: 2011
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Drama Romance, French Cinema, BAFTA - Best Film, Academy Award - Best Picture, NYFCC Awards - Best Film, Filmmaking, Golden Globe - Comedy or Musical, 2012
Country: Belgium, France
Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Starring: James Cromwell, John Goodman, Penelope Ann Miller, Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo
Duration: 100 Minutes
Rating: M
7.9/10
Location in store: Art House Cinema

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