Hero's welcome for Artist star Jean Dujardin in Paris
29 February 2012 Last updated at 16:32 GMT
Oscar winning French actor Jean Dujardin was welcomed by a media pack on his return to Paris at Charles de Gaulle Airport on Monday.
The star of the Artist is the first Frenchman to win best actor at the Academy Awards.
The French film triumphed picking up five awards in Hollywood, including best director for Michel Hazanavicius and best picture.