The Hours (2002)

The Hours

The time to hide is over. The time to regret is gone. The time to live is now.

20021 h 54 min

"The Hours" is the story of three women searching for more potent, meaningful lives. Each is alive at a different time and place, all are linked by their yearnings and their fears. Their stories intertwine, and finally come together in a surprising, transcendent moment of shared recognition.

Title The Hours
Original Title The Hours
Languages English
Director of Photography Seamus McGarvey
Original Music Composer Philip Glass
Adult No
Tagline The time to hide is over. The time to regret is gone. The time to live is now.
Budget $25,000,000
IMDb Id tt0274558
Certification PG-13
Release Date 27 December 2002
Director Stephen Daldry
Revenue $108,846,072
Runtime 1 h 54 min
Movie Subtitles English
Movie Media DVD
Movie Format HD
Movie Language English
Movie Status Available
Movie Rating Good

The Hours (2002) Storyline

Three women who acrossed time and space, was contacted because a name – Mrs. Dalloway.

Virginia Wolf (Niicole Kidman), living in the London suburb of last century in 20s, is completing her last novel “Mrs. Dalloway”. Walking on the edge of fiction and real life, she is under great pressure and feeling of being bound.

Laura Brown (Julian Moore), a housewife living in Losangeles at the end of World War ii. “Mrs. Dalloway” caused her to constantly ask yourself, what is the more meaningful life? The same housewife’s life day in day caused her desire to commit suicide..

Clarisa Vaughan (Merrill Streep), living in New York in 90s, is living as Mrs. Dalloway. Her deep love friend Richard, talented but difficult to take care of themselves because of aids. The kind lady hold the party, brings joy to everyone, but it is difficult to resolve the loneliness and sadness in the heart.

In different time and space, in their hearts, the struggle against death and struggle, no stop, always.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, some disturbing images and brief language


The Hours

Offical Trailer


I thought, this is only the beginning of happiness, and this is actually the happiness, only in a wink. Face the life, always face the life, understand its essence. Finally, recognize it and love it. And then, get out of it.

That’s time we have been self erosion and have no way to escape

A film with a deep soul ray and a string like rhythm.

I always remember the opening speech “she would buy the flowers herself. in a single day. Just one day. And in that day… her whole life. This is what we need”

Three flowers in different time and space, the same extraordinary soul, the film told the three women’s life in different time on the same day, their heart, does not stop on the struggle and struggle, death, always! What is the film exploration for life, about the meaning of life, it is the inspiration for the dream, we should always dare to face life, and love life.

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