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Hector and the Search for Happiness

Release date: August 15, 2014
Directed by: Peter Chelsom
Written by: Peter Chelsom, Tinker Lindsay
Produced by: Klaus Dohle, Trish Dolman...
Running time: 120 minutes

Hector (Simon Pegg) is an eccentric yet irresistible London psychiatrist in crisis: he feels like his life is going nowhere and his patients are just not getting happier. One day, armed with boundless courage and a child-like curiosity, Hector breaks out of his sheltered and comfortable life to go on a global quest to discover the meaning of happiness. Leaving his loving and very understanding girlfriend behind, Hector embarks on a thrilling, dangerous and hysterical journey as he tries to answer the ultimate question. Does true happiness actually exist?

Cast & Characters

Simon Pegg (Hector), Rosamund Pike (Clara), Toni Collette (Agnes), Stellan SkarsgÄrd (Edward), Christopher Plummer (Professor Coreman), Jean Reno (Diego ), Tracy Ann Oberman (Pathetic Jane), Veronica Ferres (Anjali), Chris Gauthier (Roger), Jakob Davies (Young Hector), Togo Igawa (Old Monk), Chad Willett (Alan), Gabrielle Rose (French Proprietress), Deborah Rosan (Actress), Rebecca Davis (April)