Celebrating Cinema: The Artist (PG)

Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Starring: Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell
Comedy, Drama, Romance | USA | 2011
1 hr 40 mins

A delightful film which celebrates the silent, black and white era of Hollywood. Outside a movie premiere, enthusiastic fan Peppy Miller literally bumps into the swashbuckling hero of the silent film, George Valentin. He reacts graciously and Peppy plants a kiss on his cheek as they are surrounded by photographers. The headlines demand: “Who’s That Girl?” and Peppy is inspired to audition for a dancing bit-part at the studio. However as Peppy slowly rises through the industry, the introduction of talking-pictures turns Valentin’s world upside down.

In 2012 The Artist won five Oscars including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actor.

Event Information

First film in our “Celebrating Cinema series”. The others are:

Cinema Paradiso – click here
Adaptation – click here
The Magic Box – click here
The Player – click here
Day For Night – click here

Saturday 15 Oct. 6.00 pm with Introduction
The Mowlem Theatre BH19 1DD
£7.50: £5.50 (students and under 25s)
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Genre

THRILLER, ACTION, DRAMA, COMEDY

Location

Mowlem Theatre

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