The Hours Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

21st November 2013

Quote: "(Winning a prestigious Oscar) can show you the emptiness of your own life, which is kind of what it showed me. I was having professional success and my personal life was struggling." Actress Nicole Kidman's big win for her role in The Hours in 2003 was overshadowed by her divorce from ex-husband Tom Cruise.

16th November 2010

Fact: Sienna Miller has given British rockers The Hours a major boost as they launch their bid to become American chart stars - she has signed on to appear in their new video. The promo for It's Not How You Start, It's How You Finish - the band's first U.S. release - is directed by movie maverick Tony Kaye and features art direction from Damien Hirst.

30th November 2009

Quote: "She hasn't compromised, she's excelled in every facet of her life and she's sane, and lovely, and playful. It's incredibly impressive and I'm so glad she's around. There's hope." Claire Danes is in awe of her The Hours co-star Meryl Streep.

12th December 2008

Fact: Sienna Miller's latest role sees her going out of her mind - the actress stars as a mental patient in a British rock band's video. The Alfie star is seen running around in a hospital gown, throwing designer shoes, and smearing cow’s blood across a wall in the promo for U.K. indie/rock band The Hours' track SEE THE LIGHT.

7th December 2008

Quote: "I decided after The Hours that I was no longer going to pay attention to awards. What happens happens." British director Stephen Daldry isn't interested in awards after missing out on a Best Director Oscar for his 2002 film.

31st October 2008

Fact: Actress Sienna Miller stars as a crazed hospital patient in British rockers The Hours' latest music video, which was directed by the band's pal, artist Damien Hirst.

27th June 2006

Quote: "No, I sadly wasn't invited." Meryl Streep corrects false newspaper reports claiming she flew to Australia to attend the wedding of her The Hours co-star Nicole Kidman on Sunday (25JUN06).

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