PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions.
This film was one of a group of films that were in competition at the 2012 Academy Awards that referenced film history. This film and Hugo (2011), which both won five Academy Awards, examined silent cinema; The Help (2011) referenced Gone with the Wind (1939), its Best Supporting Actress winner Octavia Spencer ... ...
Make way for the young!
When a poster is shown of new talents of the sound era in 1929, actress Lucille Ricksen is among those listed. Ricksen was in fact a silent screen actress who died in 1925.
The following film is presented in its original 1.33:1 aspect ratio, as intended by the filmmakers.
English, English, French
€60,286 (Belgium) (16 October 2011)
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