• The Hours (2002) Rating & Reviews

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  • Though Daldry elicits brilliant performances, particularly from Meryl Streep and Claire Danes, on balance The Hours is more pretentious than penetrating about existential despair. show more

  • The links and resonances remain largely abstract -- to understand them isn't necessarily to be moved by them -- while the individual dramas of those three lives are often stirring, and the three starring performances are unforgettable.

  • These three unimprovable actresses make The Hours a thing of beauty. show more

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