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Hugo is a 2011 American 3D historical adventure drama film directed and co-produced by Martin Scorsese and adapted for the screen by John Logan. Based on Brian Selznick's novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret, it is about a boy who lives alone in the Gare Montparnasse railway station in Paris in the 1930s. A co-production between Graham King's GK Films and Johnny Depp's Infinitum Nihil, the film stars Ben Kingsley, Sacha Baron Cohen, Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer, Jude Law, Helen McCrory, and Christopher Lee. Hugo is Scorsese's first film shot in 3D, of which the filmmaker remarked: "I found 3D to be really interesting, because the actors were more upfront emotionally. Their slightest move, their slightest intention is picked up much more precisely."The film was released in the United States on November 23, 2011. The film was received with critical acclaim, with many critics praising its visual design, acting and direction. However, it was financially unsuccessful, grossing only $185 million at the box office and barely surpassing its budget. Hugo received eleven 2011 Academy Award nominations (including Best Picture), more than any other film that year, and won five Oscars: Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing and Best Visual Effects. It was also nominated for eight BAFTAs, winning two, and was nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, earning Scorsese his third Golden Globe for Best Director.

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  • Asa Butterfield as Hugo Cabret
  • Chloë Grace Moretz as Isabelle
  • Ben Kingsley as Georges Méliès / Papa Georges
  • Sacha Baron Cohen as Inspector Gustave Dasté
  • Ray Winstone as Claude Cabret
  • Emily Mortimer as Lisette
  • Jude Law as Hugo's father
  • Helen McCrory as Jeanne d'Alcy / Mama Jeanne
  • Michael Stuhlbarg as René Tabard
  • Christopher Lee as Monsieur Labisse
  • Frances de la Tour as Madame Emile
  • Richard Griffiths as Monsieur Frick
  • Marco Aponte as a train engineer assistant
  • Kevin Eldon as policeman
  • Gulliver McGrath as young Tabard
  • Angus Barnett as a cinema manager
  • Ben Addis as Salvador Dalí
  • Emil Lager as Django Reinhardt
  • Robert Gill as James Joyce

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