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Characters from the Film Hugo Explore Life's Purpose

Hugo is the 2011 Martin Scorsese film about an orphan boy, Hugo, who secretly maintains the colossal train station clocks in 1930s Paris. Hugo had a tender relationship with his father, until his father died tragically in a fire. Now Hugo is struggling to survive, scrounging for scraps of food, and stealing parts from a toy shop so he can rebuild a mechanical man that he and his late father had tried to restore.

Hugo and his friend Isabelle, another orphan, both about 12-years-old, ...

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