Remember when films were silent? We don’t, but we’ve seen enough of the classics from the silent era to know that Michel Hazanavicus’ The Artist has a great deal of love for them. Already a hit at Cannes, the trailer is rapidly becoming a hit online with cinéastes everywhere.
Hollywood 1927. George Valentin is a very successful silent movie star. The arrival of talking pictures will mark the end of his career. Peppy Miller, a young woman extra, becomes a major movie star.
The Artist is in limited release in Australia on 19 January 2011 from Roadshow Films.