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Héctor (2004)

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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Gracia Querejeta
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adriana Ozores ... Tere
Nilo Zimmerman ... Héctor (as Nilo Mur)
Joaquín Climent ... Juan
Unax Ugalde ... Gorilo
Núria Gago ... Fany (as Nuria Gago)
Pepo Oliva ... Tomás
José Luis García Pérez ... Ángel
Damián Alcázar ... Martín
Mariano Peña Mariano Peña ... Belarmino
Elia Galera Elia Galera ... Sofía
Eduardo Marchi Eduardo Marchi ... Paciente 1
Paco Melero Paco Melero ... Paciente 2
Miriam Montilla Miriam Montilla ... Enfermera
Ian de Muns Ian de Muns ... Héctor 10 años
Martin Mur Martin Mur ... Héctor 12 años (as Martín Mur)
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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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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

7 May 2004 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Hector See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,065,385
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Soundtracks

Miedo
Written by Pedro Guerra, Lenine and Robney Assis
Performed by Pedro Guerra
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Young boy growing up : a charming "coming of age" film.
26 June 2007 | by FilmCriticLalitRaoSee all my reviews

It was after having watched this poignant film at a film festival in France that I found out that its director Gracia Querejeta is the daughter of a leading film producer in Spain. This should be taken as a good sign for Spanish cinema because a talented film maker is always looking for funds. If a director's father happens to be a famous producer than it is a good indicator that good films will continue to be made."Hector" is a very pleasant experience in cinema. It is one of those rare contemporary European films which highlight the importance of family life. In this film the principal focus is on a young boy making earnest efforts to get close to his father.He is helped in this pursuit by his kind aunt as she is also feeling the loss of the boy's mother.One particular good thing about Hector is that its pace is amazing which will never let the viewers to feel bored.The original soundtrack is very trendy and will surely soothe many ears.Watch it with your loved one. You are likely to realize the importance of one another.


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