About

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret 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. Accompanied by the goddaughter of an embittered toy merchant, Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton...

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Directed by

Martin Scorsese

Written by

John Logan (Screenplay)
Brian Selznick (Writer)

Runtime

126 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, France

Language

English

Tagline

One of the most legendary directors of our time takes you on an extraordinary adventure.

Cast

Keywords

museum orphan based on novel or book filmmaking toy 3d movie business robot boy library railway station clock leg brace key doberman hiding automaton based on young adult novel

Photos

Lists

#166 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Achievement in Art Direction Dante Ferretti Francesca Lo Schiavo

Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing Tom Fleischman

Oscar for Best Achievement in Sound Editing Philip Stockton Eugene Gearty

Oscar for Best Achievement in Visual Effects Robert Legato Joss Williams