Transcript The Artist

JEAN DUJARDIN/ George- “THE ARTIST” (The Weinstein Company)

JEAN DUJARDIN: Oy…oh my god my god my god my god my god my god my god my god my god! Thank you.
Okay, it’s too much. I was a very bad student. I didn’t listen in class. I was always dreaming. My teachers called me “Jean de la lune” – “Jean of the moon.” And I realize now that I never stopped dreaming. Thank you very much.

Thank you for this dream. Thank you for – thank you to the Screen Actors Guild. It’s an honor. Thank you to the Harvey Weinstein Company. Thank you to the courageous Thomas Langmann. Thank you, Berenice Bejo, my partner. Thank you, James Cromwell. I love you. Penelope,”Niecy.” And thank you, Michel, for giving me this incredible gift of “George Valentine.”

Thank you. Merci beaucoup, bon soir, au revoir. [laughter] [applause] [cheers] Merci!