"Artist" is a passionate romance and a sentimental journey to the golden age of cinema that inspires critics and cinema lovers. The film masterfully combines classic black and white poetics with understanding the expectations of a modern viewer. It is action, laughter and tears and, despite appearances, a trip to an extremely colorful world. The story takes place at the end of the 1920s, during a breakthrough in sound. The end of silent cinema was also the end of the careers of many stars at the peak of popularity. Will the famous actor George Valentin (Dujardin) share the fate of the "great forgotten"? Will the fiery love that explodes between him and aspiring dancer Peppa Miller (Bejo) inspire him to fight for a place in the world of "new" Hollywood and save from oblivion an audience once devoted?