PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An egomaniacal film star develops a relationship with a young dancer against the backdrop of Hollywood's silent era.
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 ... ...
George Valentin: So are millions of us.
When Peppy and George meet again on the stairs in the studio office, after she gives him her phone number, George walks down the stairs, and when he's almost at the bottom step, Peppy whistles at him and does a little dance routine and throws him a kiss. In the next wide shot we see George standing almost on the top step again, where he was standing while they were having their conversation.
The following film is presented in its original 1.33:1 aspect ratio, as intended by the filmmakers.
€60,286 (Belgium) (16 October 2011)
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