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‘Hugo’ named as Best Film of 2011 by National Board of Review

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Martin Scorsese’s 3D drama, ‘Hugo’ has been named as the Best Film of the year 2011 by the National Board of Review. Simultaneously, Martin was also named as the best director of the year.

‘Hugo’ is about an orphan boy in 1930’s Paris. Besides this, George Clooney has won the best actor for ‘The Descendants’ where as Tilda Swinton has won the best actress for the role in ‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’. Tilda played the role of a grieving mother struggling in the aftermath of her teenage son’s school shooting spree.

The National Board of Review president, Annie Schulhof has said that ‘Hugo’ is such a personal film by Martin Scorsese. She added that it is a tribute to the early years of cinema that uses today’s cutting edge technology to bring the audience into a completely unique and magical world.

The group has told that ‘Hugo’, which is the story of a boy living in Paris train station who maintains the station’s clocks in the run-up to the Oscars, the film world’s highest honours. Also, the group has praised the film that it is visually stunning and emotionally engaging. The movie is filmed based on the book named ‘The Invention of Hug Cabret’. Besides Hugo, the other early film awards announced in recent days have eyed on the movies that include ‘The Artist’, ‘The Descendants’ and ‘Beginners’.

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