“Hector and the Search for Happiness” is a 2014 British-German-Canadian comedy-drama film directed by Peter Chelsom. The movie stars Simon Pegg as Hector, a successful but discontented psychiatrist who embarks on a global journey to find the meaning of happiness.
Hector sets out on his journey to different countries, seeking out new experiences and meeting new people. Along the way, he learns valuable lessons about the nature of happiness, love, and the importance of human connections. He faces challenges, including a life-threatening situation, but ultimately discovers that true happiness is not something that can be found, but rather something that comes from within.
The film features a star-studded cast, including Rosamund Pike, Toni Collette, Stellan Skarsgård, and Jean Reno. “Hector and the Search for Happiness” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its feel-good message and Pegg’s performance, while others criticized its simplistic approach to complex issues.
Duration: 114 min.