Golden Globe Nominee Berenice Bejo Talks About “The Artist” and Her Nomination!
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“The Artist’s” Berenice Bejo, fresh from receiving good news about her Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress, sat down for a satellite interview. She could barely keep her happiness, but the French actress’ nomination was truly deserving!
The film by Michel Hazavanicius is now considered the Oscar-frontrunner, having dominated not just the Globes, but other award-giving bodies.
Bejo stars as Peppy Miller, the leading lady, who will do anything for the love of her life, George Valentin, played by fellow Globe-nominee, Jean Dujardin.
In this interview, we talked about:
*** Her wonderful week – Critics’ Choice, SAG award, and Golden Globe nominations!
*** When she first heard that Hazavanicius was making a silent film, what did she think?
*** The production process of making a silent film
*** Working with Dujardin
*** The Golden Age of Cinema
Transcripts / Production notes / Scripts
Hollywood 1927. George Valentin 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, it seems the sky's the limit - major movie stardom awaits.
Genres: Drama and Art/Foreign
Release Date: November 23rd, 2011 (limited)
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for a disturbing image and a crude gesture.
Distributors: The Weinstein Company
U.S. Box Office: $888,741
Cast and Credits
Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Béjo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller
Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius
Produced by: Thomas Langmann, Gilles Waterkeyn, Adrian Politowski
Year of Production: 2011
Country: United States