This week’s DVD pick

THE five-time Oscar winning silent film, The Artist, is a modern classic that belongs in the DVD collection of any self-respecting film lover.

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The Artist

Cert. PG

THE five-time Oscar winning silent film, The Artist, is a modern classic that belongs in the DVD collection of any self-respecting film lover.


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Set in Hollywood as the silent movie era is coming to an end and the ‘talkies’ begin to take over, world-famous silent film star, George Valentin (Best actor Oscar winner Jean Dujardin) finds himself shunned from the business as his on-screen partner, newcomer Peppy Miller (B�r�nice Bejo) sees her star rise when she embraces the new-fangled style.

Beautifully shot in black and white, with an original soundtrack that is almost a character in itself, The Artist re-sets the bar for modern film-making.

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