The Hours



→ Three Different Women. Each Living a Lie.
→ From the director of Billy Elliot
→ Three women in their search for happiness
→ Always
→ The time to hide is over. The time to regret is gone. The time to live is now.


⋄ Julianne Moore’s time line was bumped up from the novel’s austere 1949 setting to the more optimistic and affluent 1951, as that better served to show Laura’s powerless feeling of alienation.
⋄ To ensure Julianne Moore’s safety while speeding down the freeway in a car without seat belts, the other cars surrounding her were in constant radio communication with each other.

Character’s Quotes

• It would be wonderful to say you regretted it. It would be easy. But what does it mean? What does it mean to regret when you have no choice? It’s what you can bear. There it is. No one’s going to forgive me. It was death. I chose life.
• Oh, it’s about this woman who’s incredibly – well, she’s a hostess and she’s incredibly confident and she’s going to give a party. And, maybe because she’s confident, everyone thinks she’s fine… but she isn’t.
• Obviously, you… feel unworthy. Gives you feelings of unworthiness. You survive and they don’t.

Script developed by Never Enough Design