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Plot, Details & Awards

The Artist

Rated PG-13 for a disturbing image and a crude gesture.

PG-13 In Theaters 11/23/2011 , 100min.
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Plot & Details

Hollywood 1927. George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent movie superstar. The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller (Berenice Bejo), it seems the sky's the limit -- major movie stardom awaits. 'The Artist' tells the story of their interlinked destinies.

Awards

Academy Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Picture Thomas Langmann Won
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Score Ludovic Bource Won
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Art Direction Laurence Bennett Nominated
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Costume Design Mark Bridges Won
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actress Bérénice Bejo Nominated
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Screenplay Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Editing Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Editing Anne-Sophie Bion Nominated
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director Michel Hazanavicius Won
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Actor Jean Dujardin Won
2011 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Cinematography Guillaume Schiffman Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Original Screenplay Michel Hazanavicius Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Gerard Lamps Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Julie Hewett Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Guillaume Schiffman Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Original Music Ludovic Bource Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Cydney Cornell Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Director Michel Hazanavicius Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actress Bérénice Bejo Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actor Jean Dujardin Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Editing Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Production Design Robert Gould Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Costume Design Mark Bridges Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Michael Krikorian Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Nadine Muse Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Picture Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Production Design Laurence Bennett Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Editing Anne-Sophie Bion Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Original Score Ludovic Bource Won
2011 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Screenplay Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
2011 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Bérénice Bejo Nominated
2011 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy Jean Dujardin Won
2011 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Director Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
2011 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Picture - Comedy or Musical Won

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

American Cinema Editors Guild

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 American Cinema Editors Guild Best Edited Feature - Comedy or Musical Anne-Sophie Bion Nominated
2011 American Cinema Editors Guild Best Edited Feature - Comedy or Musical Michel Hazanavicius Nominated

American Society of Cinematographers

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 American Society of Cinematographers Best Cinematography Guillaume Schiffman Nominated

Art Directors Guild

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Art Directors Guild Best Art Direction in a Period Film Laurence Bennett Nominated

Boston Society of Film Critics

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Boston Society of Film Critics Best Picture Won
2011 Boston Society of Film Critics Best Use of Music Won

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Original Screenplay Michel Hazanavicius Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Gerard Lamps Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Julie Hewett Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Cinematography Guillaume Schiffman Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Original Music Ludovic Bource Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Makeup and Hair Cydney Cornell Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Director Michel Hazanavicius Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actress Bérénice Bejo Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actor Jean Dujardin Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Editing Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Production Design Robert Gould Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Costume Design Mark Bridges Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Michael Krikorian Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Sound Nadine Muse Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Picture Won
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Production Design Laurence Bennett Nominated
2011 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Editing Anne-Sophie Bion Nominated

Broadcast Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Art Direction Laurence Bennett Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Supporting Actress Bérénice Bejo Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Costume Design Mark Bridges Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Director Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Cinematography Guillaume Schiffman Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Picture Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Editing Anne-Sophie Bion Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Score Ludovic Bource Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Actor Jean Dujardin Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Editing Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Original Screenplay Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
2011 Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Art Direction Gregory Scott Hooper Nominated

Detroit Film Critics Society

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Actor Jean Dujardin Nominated
2011 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Picture Won
2011 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Director Michel Hazanavicius Won
2011 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Supporting Actress Bérénice Bejo Nominated
2011 Detroit Film Critics Society Best Screenplay Michel Hazanavicius Nominated
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