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


I've got it, I've got it,

I've got it.

Far be it from me,

and I...

Forgive me for asking,

and I don't mean to pry.

But... do you consider yourself

as a happy person?

Is this because I'm not ready

to be a mother?

- Other hand, please.

- Absolutely not.

- But I've only done the left one.

- Sorry.

This has nothing... nothing to do

with you not being a mother.

I know what you're saying, Hector.

No one wants to live with a person

knowing they'll never be happy.

- So, you're, uh...

- Back in business.

- Yes.

- And you can...

Channel what's to come.

See the future. Yes.

- Mm-hmm.

- Give me your hand.

- Oh, not again.

- Please. Come on.

Wait, are we off the clock?

- Call it even.

- Cool.

But you are getting a bargain.

I charge more than you.

I keep telling you,

you should put up your fees.

You're going on a journey.

Am I?

Be serious.

I am. You are.

To distant lands.




Well, is there anything else?

I see you're at peace.

I see you're happy.


I see you loving like

you've never loved before.


(SIGHING) Yeah, well.

- Maybe in my next life.

- Hector, this is your next life.

- I see you with a dead dog.

- What?

You're a little boy.

You're crying.

Oh, my God!

You were an only child.

- A lonely child, you poor thing.

- Oh, come on.

It makes sense, your life.

How exhausting.

- I see a girl on a beach.

- What do you mean a girl on a...

- Why have you never called her?

- What do you mean call her?

- Are you sterile?

- No, I am not sterile.

No, no, no, wait.

That's not it.

It's your life.

Why am I getting sterility?

Someone is hurting you,

making you angry.

- Time's up.

- It's you.

- Come on.

- It's you. You're making you angry.

Just stop, okay! Stop.

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