The Artist nominated for a 2012 Oscar [fr]
The French film, The Artist, received ten nominations for the 2012 Oscars, which will take place on February 26 at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles.
The French film, The Artist, has garnered nominations in 10 categories for the 84th annual Academy Awards ceremony including Best Picture, Best Actor (Jean Dujardin), Best Supporting Actress (Bérénice Bejo) and Best Director (Michel Hazanavicius).
Following his win at the Golden Globe Awards, Jean Dujardin is nominated for Best Actor in Michel Hazanavicius’s silent film, The Actor.
Another French film, Un Chat à Paris, also received a nomination in the Best Animated Feature category.
directed by Michel Hazanavicius
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Directed by Michel Hazanavicius
Starring Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Missi Pyle, Penelope Ann Miller
Silent film - in black&white
Length: 100 min
Synopsis: Hollywood, 1927. George Valentin is silent film star with everything going his way. The arrival of talking pictures will see him fade in oblivion. A young extra by the name of Peppy Miller is about to rocket to stardom. This film tells the story of their intertwined fates, or how celebrity, pride and money all come between them and their love.