Hector and the Search for Happiness

    Genre
    Adventure, Comedy, Drama
  • Runtime
    114 mins
  • Release Date
    2014
  • Countries
    Germany, Canada, UK, South Africa, USA
  • Languages
    English, French, German

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Based on the worldwide bestselling novel, HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS is a rich, exhilarating, and hilarious tale from director Peter Chelsom, starring Simon Pegg, Toni Collette, Rosamund Pike, Stellan Skarsgard, Jean Reno, and Christopher Plummer. Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life, so he decides to break out of his routine. Armed with buckets of courage and child-like curiosity, he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness. So begins a larger than life adventure with riotously funny results.
DIRECTED BY:
Peter Chelsom
WRITTEN BY:
Peter Chelsom, Maria von Heland
CAST INCLUDES:
Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Tracy Ann Oberman, Jean Reno, Ming Zhao, Togo Igawa, Christopher Plummer

SYNOPSIS

Disillusioned with the tedium of his existence, psychiatrist Hector (Simon Pegg) confesses to his girlfriend (Rosamund Pike) that he feels he is a fraud for dispensing recommendations to patients who never seem to improve or get any happier. He considers breaking out of his lackluster routine. Summoning up some courage, Hector gives his starved curiosity free rein and embarks on an international quest to find the right formula to bring him joy and vitality.

Hector and the Search for Happiness

    Genre
    Adventure, Comedy, Drama
  • Runtime
    114 mins
  • Release Date
    2014
  • Countries
    Germany, Canada, UK, South Africa, USA
  • Languages
    English, French, German
DIRECTED BY
Peter Chelsom
WRITTEN BY
Peter Chelsom, Maria von Heland
CAST INCLUDES
Simon Pegg, Rosamund Pike, Tracy Ann Oberman, Jean Reno, Ming Zhao, Togo Igawa, Christopher Plummer
Based on the worldwide bestselling novel, HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS is a rich, exhilarating, and hilarious tale from director Peter Chelsom, starring Simon Pegg, Toni Collette, Rosamund Pike, Stellan Skarsgard, Jean Reno, and Christopher Plummer. Hector is a quirky psychiatrist who has become increasingly tired of his humdrum life, so he decides to break out of his routine. Armed with buckets of courage and child-like curiosity, he embarks on a global quest in hopes of uncovering the elusive secret formula for true happiness. So begins a larger than life adventure with riotously funny results.

Disillusioned with the tedium of his existence, psychiatrist Hector (Simon Pegg) confesses to his girlfriend (Rosamund Pike) that he feels he is a fraud for dispensing recommendations to patients who never seem to improve or get any happier. He considers breaking out of his lackluster routine. Summoning up some courage, Hector gives his starved curiosity free rein and embarks on an international quest to find the right formula to bring him joy and vitality.