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The Artist
On from 01 Apr 2012 till 02 Apr 2012
Watford Palace Theatre
by Directed by Michel Hazanavicius
Genre(s): Comedy, Drama

Tickets: £8.00 - £6.00 / (£4.50/6.50 concessions) - Join Rumour and see any film, any time for £4 (£5 for 3D film) visit www.watfordrumour.com

About: The Artist

Having received 10 Oscar nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director & Best Actor, The Artist immerses the audience into the silent world of 20s Hollywood.

George Valentin is a big silent film star but with the advent of sound, his career begins to wither away as a new era approaches and no one wants to see an old star. Early on, he bumps into Peppy Miller, a wannabe starlet who eventually becomes the new hot thing, breaking out big with the talkies.

The Artist is essentially a love story, told through the gauze of the tragic downfall of an actor at the advent of technological progression. A tale that is just as relevant today as it was back in the 20s.

In a world where we're used to seeing films in colour, with sound, music, dialogue and even in 3D, The Artist is a staggeringly brave attempt to create a completely new black and white silent film.

Directed by Michel Hazanavicius and starring Bérénice Bejo and Jean Dujardin.

Watch the official trailer here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK7pfLlsUQM

Reviews

"Drained of noise and colour, The Artist might just be moving pictures, but pictures are seldom as moving as this one"
The Telegraph

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