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23/2/2012

When silence was golden: As the film The Artist is tipped for Oscars, Barry Norman looks at the magical evocations of an era

Whatever the reason — a search for relief from the gloom of the economic slump, perhaps — this year’s Oscar voters, like their Bafta counterparts before them, seem to be yearning nostalgically for a simpler era, the age of the silent movie.

When the Academy Awards are handed out on Sunday evening the front-runner for trophies will be Martin Scorsese’s Hugo with 11 nominations, and right behind it, with ten nominations, Michel Hazanavicius’ film The Artist. for more click here

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