The Weinstein Company announced today the re-release of Academy Award Best Picture winner THE ARTIST nationwide this Friday, May 11, 2012.
This will be the last chance for moviegoers to experience the 5 time Academy Award winning love letter to films in a movie theater – the way it was intended to be experienced, and it is the perfect opportunity for a Mother’s Day outing.
The following Washington, D.C. area theatres will be re-releasing THE ARTIST this Friday, May 11th:
- AMC Hoffman Center 22, Alexandria, VA
- AMC Shirlington 7, Arlington, VA
- Regal Majestic 20, Silver Spring, MD
- Regal Countryside 20 Sterling, VA
THE ARTIST is the winner of five Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Actor,Best Director, Best Score and Best Costume Design. It is the recipient of three Golden Globe Awards – more than any other picture – including Best Comedy, Best Actor and Best Score. Jean Dujardin also won the Screen Actors Guild Awardfor Best Actor, and the film won the Directors Guild of America’s pick for Best Feature Film.
THE ARTIST stars JeanDujardin (George Valentin) and Bérénice Bejo (Peppy Miller), and features performances by: John Goodman (Al Zimmer); James Cromwell (Clifton); Penelope Ann Miller (Doris); Malcolm McDowell (the Butler); and Uggie the dog. THE ARTIST alsoincludes an all-star lineup of filmmakers, including: writer/director Michel Hazanavicius; producer Thomas Langmann; director of photography GuillaumeSchiffman; and production designer Laurence Bennett.
THE ARTIST – SYNOPSIS
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 (Bérénice Bejo), it seems the sky’s the limit – major movie stardom awaits. THE ARTIST tells the story of their interlinked destinies.