|aThe artist|cThe Weinstein Company and Thomas Langmann present a La Petite Reine ... [et al.] co-production ; original screenplay, Michel Hazanavicius ; produced by Thomas Langmann ; directed by Michel Hazanavicius|h[videorecording] /
|a[Culver City, Calif.] :|aTaipei :|b[Sony Pictures Home Entertainment] ;|bJia Xun,|c
|a1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) :|bsd., b&w ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aOriginally released as a motion picture.
|aRelease date: Jun. 26, 2012.
|aSpecial features: blooper reel; "the artist": the making of an American romance; Q&A with the filmmakers and cast; Hollywood as a character; the locations of "the artist"; the artisans behind "the artist" featurettes.
|aDirector of photography, Guillaume Schiffman ; editors, Anne-Sophe Bion, Michel Hazanavicius ; original music, Ludovic Bource.
|aJean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Missi Pyle, Beth Grant, Ed Lauter, Joel Murray, Ken Davitian, John Goodman.
|aIn 1927, George Valentin is a silent movie superstar. However, the advent of the talkies will kill his career and he will sink into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller, it seems the sky's the limit as major movie stardom awaits. Though their careers are taking different paths their destinies will become entwined.
|aMPAA rating: PG-13; for a disturbing image and a crude gesture.