• Hugo (2011)

Hugo

Release Date: November 23rd, 2011

DVD Release Date: February 28th, 2012

PG |2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield) lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father (Jude Law). Accompanied by the goddaughter (Chloë Grace Moretz) of an embittered toy merchant (Ben Kingsley), Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer, Christopher Lee, Helen McCrory

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Drama , Fantasy , Adventure

Production Co: GK Films

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Quest, Heartwarming, Growing up, 1930s, Father, Mystery

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    A fabulous and passionate love letter to the cinema and its preservation framed by the strenuous adventures of two orphans in 1930s Paris. show more

  • 90
    NPR

    There is much to observe, for Hugo (the film) is a marvel of spectacle, a sensory feast steeped in cinematic lore that proves pure joy is attainable in three dimensions. show more

  • 90
    Stephanie ZacharekMovieline

    Hugo states, in its adamant, straightforward poetry, that old things do matter. show more

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Awards

Nominated Make Up and Hair
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated Best Foreign Language Film
Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro (2012)
Nominated Original Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Nominated Music (Original Score)
Winner Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Sound Editing
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Winner Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Winner Art Direction
Winner Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Nominated Directing
Nominated Editing
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Winner Sound Mixing
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Best Foreign Film
Amandaprisen (2012)
Winner Cinematography
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)
Winner Visual Effects
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2012)