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 is the tenth black-and-white film to be nominated for the Best Cinematography Academy Award since the discontinuance of the Best Cinematography (black-and-white) Oscar category in 1967. The nine other films were In Cold Blood (1967), The Last Picture Show (1971), Lenny (1974), Raging Bull (1980), Zelig (1983), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005), The White Ribbon (2009) and Schindler's List (1993), the ... ...
Why won't you talk?
In a hospital scene (1930 or 1931), Calvin Coolidge is pictured in a photo-portrait on a wall. Coolidge left the presidency in 1929. But of course that fact does not imply that his photo-portrait would never be seen on walls.
The opening credits are styled after the style of opening used in the 1920s and 1930s, complete with technical credits shown the way they would have been then.
English, English, French
$204,878 (USA) (18 November 2011)
$44,667,095 (USA) (15 June 2012)
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