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Michel Hazanavicius on "The Artist"

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Michel Hazanavicius, writer and director of “The Artist,” talks about the film. Set in Hollywood in 1927, it tells the story of the intertwined destinies of a silent movie superstar whose career is fading with the advent of the talkies, and a young extra on the brink of major movie stardom. “The Artist” opens November 25, at the Paris and the Angelika.

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Michel Hazanavicius

Comments [1]

fuva from Harlemworld

It's interesting how acting styles have evolved. A lot of acting in talkies thru the early 60s would also be considered melodramatic; it was still "evolving" from the campiness silent films required.

Nov. 23 2011 12:57 PM

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