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The Hours

The Hours is a 2002 film drama about three women of different generations and times whose lives are interconnected by the novel Mrs. Dalloway, written by Virginia Woolf. Nicole Kidman plays the role of the famous British writer, Julianne Moore does the part of a frustrated housewife who loves the work of Woolf, and Meryl Streep appears as a lector whose nickname is Mrs. Dalloway. Miranda Richardson plays Virginia's sister, Vanessa Bell.

The movie was directed by Stephen Daldry, the screenplay was written by David Hare.

The film was nominated in nine categories and won an Academy Award for Best Actress, the first Oscar for Kidman, who wore a false nose in order to look a bit like Woolf.

The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner Award winning 1998 novel of the same name by Michael Cunningham.

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