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Oscar Lauded ‘Hugo’ Heads to DVD, Blu-ray

30 Jan, 2012 By: Ashley Ratcliff


Hugo, the Martin Scorsese-directed film nominated for 11 Academy Awards this year, makes its home video debut Feb. 28 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

Available as a three-disc 3D Blu-ray/Blu-ray/DVD combo pack ($54.99) and a two-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack ($44.99), Hugo includes featurettes about the making of the film, filmmaker Georges Méliès, star Sacha Baron Cohen, the special effects and more.

A single-disc DVD is listed at $29.99. All forms will be enabled with UltraViolet.

Set in 1930s Paris, the film follows an orphaned boy living in a train station who is determined to solve the mystery behind the automaton that his late father left behind. The adventure drama stars Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Ray Winstone, Emily Mortimer and Jude Law.

Hugo received Oscar nods for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Art Direction and Best Cinematography, among others. Scorsese already has won a Golden Globe for Best Picture for the film.

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