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The Hours

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Original title
The Hours
Running time
114 min.
United States United States
David Hare (Novel: Michael Cunningham)
Philip Glass
Seamus McGarvey
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Paramount Pictures / Miramax
Drama | Gay & Lesbian. 1920s. 1950s. Ensemble Film. Disease. AIDS
Synopsis / Plot
In 1951, Laura Brown, a pregnant housewife, is planning a party for her husband, but she can't stop reading the novel 'Mrs. Dalloway'. Clarissa Vaughn, a modern woman living in present times is throwing a party for her friend Richard, a famous author dying of AIDS. These two stories are simultaneously linked to the work and life of Virginia Woolf, who's writing the novel mentioned before.
2003: Cesar Award: Nominee for Best Foreign Language Picture
2003: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Foreign Film
2003: Berlin Film Festival: Silver Bear - Best Actress (Streep, Kidman, Moore)
2002: Oscar: Best Actress (Nicole Kidman). 9 Nominations
2002: Golden Globes: Best Movie and Actress - Drama (Nicole Kidman). 7 Nominations
2002: 2 Awards BAFTA: Best Music and Actress (Kidman). 11 Nominations
2002: David of Donatello Awards: Nominee for Best Foreign Language Picture
2002: National Board of Review (NBR): Best Movie
2002: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best Actress (Julianne Moore).2 Nominations
2002: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
2002: Critics' Choice Awards: 4 nominations, including Best Picture and Actress (Kidman)
2002: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
2002: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Adapted Screenplay
2002: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): 4 Nominations including Best Performance by Cast
2002: German Film Awards: Best Foreign Film
2002: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 3 Nom., including Best Actress (Kiddman)
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