Michel Hazanavicius

  • 'The Artist' was originally shot in colour February 29, 2012

    London: Oscar-winning silent movie 'The Artist' was originally shot in colour in case film bosses didn't want to show the picture in black and white. The film was the big winner at Sunday night's AcademyAwards, taking five prizes including the coveted Best Picture title as well as Best Actor for its...
  • Oscars: Backstage interview of Hazanavicius February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Michel Hazanavicius won the Oscars for the Best Director for 'The Artist'. 'The Artist' bagged top honours at the Oscars including Best Picture and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin. Here's the back-stage interview with Michel Hazanavicius: Q. Congratulations. A. Thank you. Q. I'm going to ask the question in English. A....
  • Oscars: Best director speech by Hazanavicius February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Michel Hazanavicius won the Best Director Oscars for 'The Artist'. The silent, French romance had a dream run at the Oscars sweeping the top awards including - Best Film and Best Leading Actor. Here's Michel Hazanavicius's speech after winning Best Director- Michel Hazanavicius: Yes, thank you. Thank you...
  • Oscars: Hazanavicius, best director for 'Artist' February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: Michel Hazanavicius has won the Academy Award for directing for his silent film 'The Artist.' Claiming Hollywood's top-filmmaking honor Sunday completes Hazanavicius' sudden rise from popular movie-maker back home in France to internationally celebrated director. The supporting-actor prize Sunday went to 'Beginners' co-star Christopher Plummer, who became the oldest...
  • 'The Artist' shines at French film awards February 25, 2012

    Paris : Silent movie 'The Artist' shone at home, netting best film and a string of other awards at France's annual Cesars, held two days before the Oscars in which the black-and-white film is a top favourite. Michel Hazanavicius won both best film and best director for his tribute to Hollywood's...
  • Friday Release: Stylized reality in 'The Artist' March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: His black and white silent film 'The Artist' has won three Golden Globes and seven Baftas (awards of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts) this year. French director Michel Hazanavicius says he doesn't make movies to reproduce reality but loves to create a show. "I'm not a...
  • Ssh, no talking: Silent movie charms Cannes fest May 16, 2011

    Cannes: The talk at the Cannes Film Festival was about the movie that doesn't talk: a silent film about a 1920s Hollywood star toppled by the age of talkies. French director Michel Hazanavicius' "The Artist" employs lush music, well-chosen but restrained sound effects and no spoken words save in one brief...