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Silence reigns again in Hollywood as The Artist sweeps the Oscars

Publié par Clifford Armion le 27/02/2012

Guy Adams

Nostalgia reigned supreme in Hollywood, as the film industry saluted the golden era of its craft by handing a slew of Oscars to The Artist, the black-and-white, largely-silent, independent movie which has completed a trailblazing journey through this awards season.

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The film, about a silent-era movie star coming to terms with the arrival of the talkies, justified heavy favouritism to walk off with five awards, including three of the biggest ones: Best Picture, Best Director, for its creator Michel Hazanavicius, and Best Actor for its leading male, Jean Dujardin.

Acclaimed as both a celebration of old Hollywood and a demonstration of the enduring power of a largely-defunct genre, The Artist becomes the first silent title to win the most prestigious prize in show-business since 1929.

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"Silence reigns again in Hollywood as The Artist sweeps the Oscars", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2012. Consulté le 22/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/silence-reigns-again-in-hollywood-as-the-artist-sweeps-the-oscars