Emily Mortimer Talks About “Hugo”
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The sweet, sweet Emily Mortimer stars as Lisette, the flower seller, in the new Martin Scorsese film, “Hugo.” She is the love interest of the station inspector played by Sacha Baron Cohen. Their romantic subplot provides one of the many hearts of the fantastic film.
In this interview, we talked about:
*** Her attraction to working in “Hugo”
*** Why did she want to work with Martin Scorsese again? (They worked previously in the film “Shutter Island”)
*** The book by Brian Selznick
*** Has her boy seen the film yet?
*** How did she prepare for her character Lisette?
*** Scorsese’s style as a director
*** The film inspirations by Scorsese as handed down to his actors
*** Why “Hugo” is not just a film for kids but for everyone
*** Scorsese working with the 3D technology
Transcripts / Production notes / Scripts
Hugo is a wily and resourceful boy whose quest to unlock a secret left to him by his father will transform him and all those around him, and reveal a safe and loving place he can call home.
Genres: Drama, Adaptation and Kids/Family
Release Date: November 23rd, 2011 (limited)
MPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic material, some action/peril, and smoking.
Distributors: Paramount Pictures
Cast and Credits
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Sacha Baron Cohen, Ben Kingsley, Jude Law
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Produced by: Graham King, Tim Headington, Martin Scorsese
Year of Production: 2011
Country: United States