The Artist: 5 Oscars and 6 César
The 84th Academy Awards ceremony was held last night in Los Angeles. Michel Hazanavicius’s The Artist, co-produced by the Orange subsidiary Studio 37 and La Petite Reine, won 5 Oscars.
Last Friday, at the 37th César Awards Ceremony, the French equivalent to the Oscars, The Artist also took home 6 awards.
Orange and Studio 37 would like to warmly congratulate the proud winners, La Petite Reine and film teams involved.
- Best Picture: Thomas Langmann
- Best Actor in a leading role: Jean Dujardin
- Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius
- Best Music (Original Score): Ludovic Bource
- Best Costume Design: Mark Bridges
- Best Film directed by Michel Hazanavicius and produced by Thomas Langmann
- Best Actress: Bérénice Bejo
- Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius
- Best Original Score: Ludovic Bource
- Best Photography: Guillaume: Schiffman
- Best Set Design: Laurence Bennett
The Artist wich already won three Golden Globes, 7 Baftas, the Goya Award for Best European Film and Best Actor at Cannes for Jean Dujardin, becomes the French film the most outdone by the cinema’s story with more than 70 awards.
Distributed by Warner and released in France on 12 October 2011, the film has had more than 2,1 million viewers, including nearly 500,000 since its cinema re-release on 25 January.Released in countries around the world, including the United States, Britain and Spain, the film continues to enjoy huge international popularity.
The film is still on cinema release and will be out on DVD on 14 March in France.
Orange pays tribute in the success of the film “ The Artist ”
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Studio 37 is a subsidiary of France Telecom-Orange that was created in 2007 to invest in the French and European movie industries through the coproduction of films and the acquisition of film catalogues.
Studio 37 is currently involved in the production of over thirty movies in every film genre including comedy, documentary, thrillers, dramatic fiction and animated movies.
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