- 100 min
- Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius
- Written by: Michel Hazanavicius
- Cast: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo
- Language: Silent, English intertitles
- UK release: 30 December 2011
This joyous, impeccably crafted crowdpleaser about the advent of the talkies melds the tried and tested plot of A Star Is Born to the comic exuberance of Singin' In The Rain, with the result that it is almost impossible not to fall for its charms.
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The Artist8 Dec 2011
Delightful celebration of the bygone age of silent cinema, starring Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo
(PG) 100min The Artist has in-built appeal for movie buffs who believe that the arrival of talking pictures was one of the worst things that ever happened to an art form that had found a universal language in the visual poetry of the late silent era.
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