Featuring stunning performances from AFI Life Achievement Award honoree Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore and Nicole Kidman – soon to be the 49th recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award – director Stephen Daldry’s THE HOURS (2002) was recognized in the year of its release with an AFI AWARD, naming it among the most outstanding motion pictures of year. According to the official rationale, “THE HOURS provides further proof that film is the language of the 21st Century. A strong adaptation of a difficult literary project, THE HOURS blossoms on-screen in a brilliant, ever-unfolding exploration of madness. Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore create an acting ensemble across time…and for the ages.”
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