Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 
[Full screen version.]
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
In the style of a silent film, with music and English intertitles; with optional captions/subtitles in English (SDH) or Spanish.
Title from container.
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.
Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Missi Pyle, Beth Grant, Joel Murray, John Goodman.
Producer, Thomas Langmann ; writer/director, Michel Hazanavicius ; director of photography, Guillaume Schiffman ; editors, Anne-Sophie Bion, Michel Hazanavicius ; music, Ludovic Bource.
Academy Awards, 2012: Best Picture, Best Actor (Jean Dujardin), Best Directing (Michel Hazanavicius), Costume Design (Mark Bridges), and Musical Score (Ludovic Bource).
MPAA rating: PG-13; for a disturbing image and a crude gesture.
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.
MW, 6-12; 7-12(add)
Artist (Motion picture : 2011 : Hazanavicius)
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