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The Artist

Released

Jan 06, 2012

Latest Home Video

Jun 26, 2012

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Michel Hazanavicius

Cast

Jean Dujardin
Bérénice Bejo
John Goodman
James Cromwell

Studio

2011 Weinstein Company/ Warner Brothers France

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Synopsis

George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a star seen in silent movies. Peppy Miller (Bérénice Bejo) is a young hopeful in the film business. As the industry begins to experiment with talking pictures, Valentin's career dims while Miller's illuminates silver screens featuring this latest technological advancement.

Content Details

Why Is The Artist Rated PG-13?

The Artist is rated PG-13 for a disturbing image and a crude gesture.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Artist...

Violence: A man suffers from depression and begins to engage in suicidal behavior, such as setting his home on fire and putting a gun into his mouth. Depictions of mildly violent scenes within silent movies are shown, including a jungle adventure.

Sexual Content: Women are seen in moderately revealing costumes. A married man becomes interested in another woman.

Language: A sexual finger gesture is seen.

Drugs/Alcohol: Characters smoke cigarettes throughout. A man drinks while depressed. Other social drinking is seen.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
G Violence.
AB PG
MB PG Mature Theme
ON PG Mature Theme.
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of The Artist...

Home Video Notes: The Artist

Release Date: 26 June 2012

The Artist release to home video with the following extras:

- The Artist: The Making Of A Hollywood Love Story

- Hollywood As A Character: The Locations of The Artist

- Q&A with the filmmakers and cast

- Blooper reel

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