The Invention of Hugo Cabret: the Comparing and Contrasting of the Movie and Book

1361 Words Mar 21st, 2012 6 Pages
In this amazing and breath taking film about an orphan boy who goes through a series of problems that occur and creates a life changing adventure of Hugo(orphan) and Isabelle, the adopted child of a toy maker, join them as they go through a series of event .they will uncover secrets that shouldn’t have never have been discovered. Hugo has many traits in this novel that he shares with in this motion picture the following will be a couple of examples. He is the main character and is the protagonist. Hugo is resourceful because he has been able to keep up with the clocks by sneaking around and going through the vents to get to clocks. Hugo sneaks around so he won’t get caught by anyone at the station. If Hugo does get caught, especially by …show more content…
For example in the book Hugo wears short pant that wear ripped and tattered ankles. Another thing I noticed in the book when Hugo has his flashback to the time of the fire, and is seen in the picture part of the novel Hugo wears long pants that end towards his the movie depiction of this scene was very brief no to graphic. And the book had detailed and descriptive writing of this scene in Hugo. The way the scene has been depicted is major because in the movie the father left the automata in the building they lived in. as for in the movie Hugo found the automata in the ash of the fire of the museum which was the cause of Hugo’s father’s death and the effect of the fire was he had to live with his uncle. The effect of this leads us back to being resourceful as said above in the second paragraph.
The movie shows that the uncle just left time after time and never came, as Hugo tells viewers of this movie, but, in the movie Hugo's uncle is just gone. Another thing I noticed is hogs uncle isn’t wearing glasses/spectacle. As for in the book we see his uncle we see but he starts disappearing for longer hour and hours and coming home until his uncle doesn’t come back, now his uncle has been gone for weeks and days. Furthermore his uncle does wear his spectacles/glasses. The uncle was a clock master so he probably wasn’t doing anything too suspicious, well no one knows… unless someone ask the author.
Later in the book when Isabelle and Hugo go looking and
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