Year: 2011
USA: The Weinstein Company
UK: Entertainment Film Distributors
Cast: Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Missi Pyle, Beth Grant, Ed Lauter, Joel Murray, Ken Davitian, Basil Hoffman, Bill Fagerbakke, Bitsie Tulloch,
Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Countries: France / Belgium
USA & UK: 100 mins
USA Rated: PG-13 for a disturbing image and a crude gesture
UK Certificate: PG contains scene of mild threat
USA Release Date: 23 November 2011 (Limited Release)
UK Release Date: 30 December 2011 (Limited Release)


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 is the limit as major movie stardom awaits. THE ARTIST tells the story of their interlinked destinies.