The artist / the Weinstein Company and Thomas Langmann present a La Petite Reine ... [et al.] co-production ; produced by Thomas Langmann ; written and directed by Michel Hazanavicius.

Title
The artist / the Weinstein Company and Thomas Langmann present a La Petite Reine ... [et al.] co-production ; produced by Thomas Langmann ; written and directed by Michel Hazanavicius.

Uniform Title
Artist (Motion picture : 2011 : Hazanavicius)

Publication Information
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2012.

Physical Description
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
 
Special features: blooper reel; "The Artist: the making of an American romance"; Q&A with the filmmakers and cast; "Hollywood as a character: the locations of The Artist"; "The artisans behind The Artist" featurettes.
 
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; full screen (1.33:1) presentation.

Summary
In 1927, George Valentin is a silent movie superstar. However, the advent of the talkies will kill his career and he will sink into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller, it seems the sky's the limit as major movie stardom awaits. Though their careers are taking different paths their destinies will become entwined.

Geographic Term
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Drama.

Subject Term
Silent films -- Drama.
 
Actors -- Drama.
 
Motion picture industry -- Drama.
 
Academy Awards (Motion pictures)

Genre
Show business films.
 
Films for the hearing impaired.
 
Romance films.
 
Historical films.
 
Feature films.
 
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Added Author
Hazanavicius, Michel.
 
Langmann, Thomas, 1971-
 
Dujardin, Jean, 1972-
 
Bejo, Bérénice, 1976-
 
Cromwell, James,
 
Miller, Penelope Ann.
 
McDowell, Malcolm, 1943-
 
Pyle, Missi, 1972-
 
Grant, Beth, 1949-
 
Lauter, Ed, 1938-2013
 
Murray, Joel, 1963-
 
Davitian, Ken, 1953-
 
Goodman, John, 1952-
 
Bource, Ludovic,

Added Corporate Author
Weinstein Company.
 
Petite Reine (Firm)
 
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)

Language Note
English audio track. Optional Spanish subtitles, English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned.

Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a disturbing image and a crude gesture.

Performer
Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Missi Pyle, Beth Grant, Ed Lauter, Joel Murray, Ken Davitian, John Goodman.

Production Credits
Director of photography, Guillaume Schiffman ; editors, Anne-Sophie Bion, Michel Hazanavicius ; music, Ludovic Bource.


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