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The Artist

Award-winning comedy drama. When upcoming actress Peppy Miller meets George Valentin, the most celebrated silent movie actor in Hollywood, and gets a part in his latest film, she can't believe her luck. The year is 1927 and with the advent of the talkies, their careers spiral in opposite directions.

Release date:

1 hour, 36 minutes

Last on

Thu 15 Mar 2018 01:05
BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only

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The Artist: Mark Kermode's review

Mark Kermode reviews The Artist - silently - at his Kermode Uncut blog.

"You've got the sound guy telling everybody to 'shut up'"

BBC News on the transition from silent cinema to sound.


Role Contributor
DirectorMichel Hazanavicius
George ValentinJean Dujardin
Peppy MillerBerenice Bejo
Al ZimmerJohn Goodman
CliftonJames Cromwell
DorisPenelope Ann Miller
ConstanceMissi Pyle
Peppy's MaidBeth Grant
Peppy's ButlerEd Lauter
Policeman FireJoel Murray
NormaBitsie Tulloch
ButlerMalcolm McDowell
WriterMichel Hazanavicius
ProducerThomas Langmann

Neil Brand reviews The Artist


Neil Brand, at the piano, reviews The Artist for BBC Radio 3's Night Waves

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