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The Artist
Directed byMichel Hazanavicius
Produced byThomas Langmann
Written byMichel Hazanavicius
StarringJean Dujardin
Bérénice Bejo
Music byLudovic Bource
CinematographyGuillaume Schiffman
Edited byAnne-Sophie Bion
Michel Hazanavicius
La Petite Reine
ARP Sélection
Studio 37
La Class Americane
France 3 Cinema
U Film
Jouror Productions
JD Prod
Wild Bunch
Distributed byWarner Bros. (France)
The Weinstein Company (US/AUS)
Entertainment Film Distributors (UK)
Release date
15 May 2011 (Cannes)
12 October 2011 (France)
Running time
100 minutes
Country France
English intertitles
Budget$15 million
Box office$133,432,856[1]

The Artist is a 2011 French romantic comedy-drama movie. It was produced by Thomas Langmann and was directed by Michel Hazanavicius. The Artist was first shown at the Cannes Film Festival on 15 May 2011 and was released on 12 October 2011 France.

The movie gained positive reviews from critics and hold a 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[2]

The movie was nominated for 6 Golden Globes and won 3: Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Original Score, and Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (Dujardin).[3] The movie was also nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won 5: Best Picture (first French film to ever win Best Picture), Best Director for Hazanavicius, Best Actor for Dujardin (first French actor ever to win for Best Actor), Best Original Score, and Best Costume Design.[4]



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