This article's plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. May Learn how and when to remove this template message Before Story Events[ edit ] In s Paris, young Hugo Cabret and his father find a non-functioning automaton at the museum where the father works.
Historical references[ edit ] Maillardet's automaton was an inspiration for the design of the automaton in the film. The Jaquet-Droz automaton "the writer" was another inspiration for the design of the automaton in the film. The automaton's design was inspired by the Maillardet's automaton made by the Swiss watchmaker Henri Maillardetwhich Selznick had seen in the Franklin InstitutePhiladelphia,  as well as the Jaquet-Droz automaton "the writer".
Later, Hugo, like Lloyd in Safety Last! The names of all three characters appear towards the end of the film's cast credit list. The book is symbolic, as Hugo must avoid the "righteous" law enforcement Inspector Gustave to live in the station and later to restore the automaton both to a functioning status and to its rightful owner.
The particular copy given to Hugo looks like the English-language edition David McKay publisher, Philadelphia, United States with cover and interior illustrations by N.
Wyeth, but with "Le Proscrit" added to the cover by the prop department. There is also a depiction of the Montparnasse derailmentwhen at 4 pm on 22 Octoberthe Granville—Paris Express overran the buffer stop at its Gare Montparnasse terminus.
I went through three line-producers because no one knew exactly what was going on. Do I still think it's a masterpiece that will be talked about in 20 years? But once the schedule started getting out of whack, things just spiraled and spiraled and that's when the avalanche began.
The website's critical consensus reads, "Hugo is an extravagant, elegant fantasy with an innocence lacking in many modern kids' movies, and one that emanates an unabashed love for the magic of cinema. We feel a great artist has been given command of the tools and resources he needs to make a movie about—movies.
The filmmaker embraces storybook artifice as wholeheartedly as he relays the tale's lessons in the importance of film preservation.Nov 23, · Watch video · Hugo Cabret's story was told so well that it felt like you were right there with him on his stunning adventure.
For those unfamiliar, this is the story about a young boy named Hugo. He lives inside the walls of a train station in Paris in the 's/10(K).
The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick. Hugo secretly lives in the walls of a Paris train station. A drawing, a notebook, a key and a message from Hugo's dead father are peces in the puzzle.
Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy.
A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen. THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET is like nothing you've seen before. When you or your child first pick it up, it looks like one of those fat fantasies that are so popular these days. When you open it, it seems similar to a graphic novel.
“The Invention of Hugo Cabret” is one of the first chapter books to win a Caldecott Medal and is cleverly written and illustrated by Brian Selznick and it is about how an orphaned boy named Hugo finds out the secrets contained in his most prized possession a mechanical man from his dead father/5.