The Hours

The Hours (2002)

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

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2002-12-27
  • User Rating: 7.2/10 from 612 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 54min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Stephen Daldry
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"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.

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  • Nicole Kidman

    as Virginia Woolf
  • Julianne Moore

    as Laura Brown
  • Meryl Streep

    as Clarissa Vaughan
  • Stephen Dillane

    as Leonard Woolf
  • Miranda Richardson

    as Vanessa Bell
  • George Loftus

    as Quentin Bell
  • Charley Ramm

    as Julian Bell
  • Sophie Wyburd

    as Angelica Bell
  • Lyndsey Marshal

    as Lottie Hope
  • Linda Bassett

    as Nelly Boxall
  • Christian Coulson

    as Ralph Partridge
  • Michael Culkin

    as Doctor
  • John C. Reilly

    as Dan Brown
  • Toni Collette

    as Kitty
  • Ed Harris

    as Richard Brown
  • Allison Janney

    as Sally Lester
  • Claire Danes

    as Julia Vaughan
  • Jeff Daniels

    as Louis Waters
  • Jack Rovello

    as Richie
  • Eileen Atkins

    as Barbara in the Flower Shop
  • Margo Martindale

    as Mrs. Latch
Directing Stephen Daldry Director
Production Mark Huffam Producer
Writing David Hare Screenplay
Production Robert Fox Producer
Production Scott Rudin Producer
Production Ian MacNeil Producer
Production Mark Huffam Executive Producer
Sound Philip Glass Original Music Composer
Camera Seamus McGarvey Director of Photography
Editing Peter Boyle Editor
Production Patsy Pollock Casting
Production Daniel Swee Casting
Art Maria Djurkovic Production Design
Art Nick Palmer Art Direction
Art Philippa Hart Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ann Roth Costume Design
Sound Richard Strauss Music
Writing Michael Cunningham Novel