Hector and the Search for Happiness
- Germany / Canada
- Directed by: Peter Chelsom
- Cast: Rosamund Pike, Simon Pegg, Toni Collette
- UK release: 15 August 2014
Hector (Pegg) is a mildly depressed psychiatrist who goes on a trip around the globe to find the secret of happiness. Whether or not you enjoy it depends on whether or not you fancy spending two hours watching the normally likeable Pegg play a self-indulgent navel-gazer with an impossibly good-looking girlfriend (Pike).
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Hector and the Search for Happiness11 Aug 2014
Simon Pegg fails to turn on the charm in this story of a self-indulgent globe-trotter
As far as his British films go, whenever Simon Pegg is shorn of his Shaun of the Dead team (director and co-writer Edgar Wright, producer Nira Park and co-star Nick Frost) he flounders. Think Burke and Hare, A Fantastic Fear of Everything or Run…
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