The 2012 Academy Award winner for Best Picture. Also, The Artist is the first silent film to win the Oscar since the 1920s.
Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.
The Artist was nominated for 10 Oscars, including for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress.
The Artist won the 2012 Oscars for Picture, Director and Actor.Twenty minutes of music from the movie Vertigo was used in The Artist.