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Héctor (2004)

 -  Drama  -  7 May 2004 (Spain)
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Adolescent Hector faces a major lifestyle change after moving into his aunt's flat in a blue-collar suburb of Madrid.

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Tere
Nilo Mur ...
Héctor
Joaquín Climent ...
Juan
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Gorilo
Núria Gago ...
Fany (as Nuria Gago)
Pepo Oliva ...
Tomás
José Luis García Pérez ...
Ángel
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Martín
Mariano Peña ...
Belarmino
Elia Galera ...
Sofía
Eduardo Marchi ...
Paciente 1
Paco Melero ...
Paciente 2
Miriam Montilla ...
Enfermera
Ian de Muns ...
Héctor 10 años
Martín Mur ...
Héctor 12 años
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Adolescent Hector faces a major lifestyle change after moving into his aunt's flat in a blue-collar suburb of Madrid.

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Life ain't easy...

Actually "Hector" is the story of three weeks in the life of Tere (great Adriana Ozores) and of those that surround her. She has just lost her sister, but they had been not speaking to each other for three years. Now Tere will have to look after her dead sister's only son, Héctor, and apart from that she'll have to face some troubles with her husband and her daughter, but specially sh'ell have to face a deep inner change.

This is a film with a huge emotional charge, it is so reflexive and relies on the strength of the words and of the dialogs. Is there any weak point? Yes, there is one weak point in "Hector": as in many Spanish productions the younger actors does not rise the occasions, and the guy that plays Héctor looks rather unconvincing.

In short: one of the best Spanish movies of the last year.

*My rate: 8/10


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