Saturday, August 25, 2012

The Artist - AFS Saturday 1st Sept 2012

The Artist

7.30pm Saturday 1st August 2012

Dir. Michel Hazanavicius | 2011 | English | 100 mins | Cert. U

Outside a movie premiere, enthusiastic fan Peppy Miller literally bumps into the swashbuckling hero of the silent film, George Valentin. The star 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.
  Review: L. Hamre / IMDB  

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