The Artist (2011)
Updated: Oct 16, 2022
Guest: Sarah Duncan
Plot Summary: In the 1920s, actor George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a bona fide matinee idol with many adoring fans. While working on his latest film, George finds himself falling in love with an ingenue named Peppy Miller (Bérénice Bejo) and, what's more, it seems Peppy feels the same way. But George is reluctant to cheat on his wife with the beautiful young actress. The growing popularity of sound in movies further separates the potential lovers, as George's career begins to fade while Peppy's star rises.
*Recognition: Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Bejo), Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction, and Film Editing; Won for Best Picture, Director (Hazanavicius), Actor (Dujardin), Original Score, and Costume Design
What is this movie is about?: Finding your voice, accepting help, and getting over your own pride.
Best Performance: Jean Dujardin
Best Minor Performance: Uggie the Dog/John Goodman
Most Charismatic Award: Berenice Bejo/Jean Dujardin
Best Scene: Valentin's sound nightmare/Final Dance Number
Favorite Scene: Valentin's sound nightmare/Valentin and Peppy's First Scene
Most Indelible Moment: Valentin's sound nightmare
Best Line: None
Honorable Mention: None
Funniest Line: N/A
Audience Score: 8.7
Why did Peppy buy all of Valentin's belongings?
What possess people to have a massive portrait of themselves?