Hector and the Search for Happiness

Synopsis: A psychiatrist searches the globe to find the secret of happiness.
Director(s): Peter Chelsom
Production: Relativity Media
  2 wins & 6 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
114 min

nobody-else-is-like-him Hector.

Promise me you'll never change.


Thank you for humoring

all my friends.

You know I'd do

the same for you.

- I don't have any friends.

- Of course you do, Hector.


Back off, Malcolm.

That's not funny.

Give me your hand.

Oh, no, see?

Nothing. Nope.

I can still, you know, talk

the talk like you do, Hector.

Like the way you answer

a question with a question.

What do you mean?

Yeah, that's it.

"Who's this to?"

- You're so transparent, Hector.

- Am I?

You have your

non-committal nonsense,

I have my new age wealth lie

I can serve up to any client.

"Your mother has had

a hard life."

Tell me what mother

hasn't had a hard life.

Or "You're going

on a journey."

I feel like a fraud.

Don't tell me you don't know

what I'm talking about.

Everyday, you're just going

through the motions,

never being authentic.


You know what, Anjali, I think this

represents some sort of growth.

You know, just be careful that

when you have these visions...


That the ego might just be

shaping them to its own needs.

Let's try the medication

for another week, shall we?

But the tumor was benign.


No, no, yeah. No.

Yes or no?


So, this isn't even

a cancer story.


You seem a little blue.

Not your usual self.

Is it Roger?

No. No.

Um, actually, Ben,

it's my other patients.

You know, they all like

to think they're hopeless.

That's hopeless.

Are you happy?

You're breaking up with me,

aren't you?

No! No.

You can't just come out

with a question like that.

You have to build up to it.

You know you have

to have a preamble.

Alright, alright.

I'm sorry.

Do you consider yourself

to be happy?

Alright, look.


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