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A psychiatrist searches the globe to find the secret of happiness.

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Joyless Husband
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Storyline

A psychiatrist searches the globe to find the secret of happiness.

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The best part of life is living it. See more »


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Rated R for language and some brief nudity | See all certifications »

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14 August 2014 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Hector e a Procura da Felicidade  »

Box Office

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$40,847 (USA) (19 September 2014)

Gross:

$1,121,961 (USA) (12 December 2014)
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Simon Pegg and Rosamund Pike play a couple in this movie. They previously appeared together in The World's End (2013). See more »

Goofs

Hector uses computers and more specifically Skype several times to videochat with his girlfriend, yet none of the computers he uses seem to be equipped with the necessary camera or microphone that enables his girlfriend to see and hear him. See more »

Quotes

Professor Coreman: How many of us I wonder can recall that childhood moment when we experienced happiness as a state of being, that single moment of untarnished joy that moment when everything in our world, inside and out was alright, everything was alright.
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introspective; Simon Pegg ... Amazing
26 January 2015 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

After i watched this movie i just felt compelled to write about it, i don't like to use spoilers, i won't deprive anyone from discovering this whole experience, the movie is sublime, with a profound meaning, very human, than i can recommend to all, especially if you are searching for happiness... the story is rich, full of contrasts, the photography maximizes the experience, and the actors are just believable, to say the least, i did believe them all, and also you will believe them, the acting is effortless, they are just great, and one special mention to Simon Pegg, which we all know for the silly roles that he plays, now he will take you through the full range of emotions. my final thought... don't miss it, this is one of these movies that you won't forget. a regular masterpiece.


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