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Hector 

During Hector's 40th birthday celebration, a child is slapped by a man that isn't his father.

Director:

Lisa Cholodenko

Writers:

Jon Robin Baitz (developed for American television by), Walter F. Parkes (developed for American television by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Cox ... Manolis
Melissa George ... Rosie
Lucas Hedges ... Ritchie
Marin Ireland ... Sandi
Makenzie Leigh ... Connie
Thandie Newton ... Aisha
Zachary Quinto ... Harry
Thomas Sadoski ... Gary
Peter Sarsgaard ... Hector
Uma Thurman ... Anouk
Maria Tucci ... Koula
Penn Badgley ... Jamie
Dylan Schombing ... Hugo
Victor Garber ... Narrator (voice)
Ashley Aufderheide ... Melissa
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Storyline

On the morning before his big 4-0, Hector Sossidos awakens thinking about Connie; his wife is named Aisha. In the afternoon, Aisha is giving him a big party with family, his friends, her friends and the assorted children; Aisha has planned this party for months. Hector is Greek; Aisha is black; their two kids really resemble their mother. Hector is a civil servant and Aisha is a veterinarian; they have a bright, modern home and a good life. Connie is a young blonde who is Aisha's employee and also babysits the kids. The guests and friends at the party are an eclectic mix of races, cultures, political views and economic and success levels; this unleashes a powder keg. A game of cricket is organized for the kids, primarily to keep one of the kids out of the house and from destroying more of Hector's and his son, Adam's things. This five year old boy who is still breast feeding and goes into a psychotic rage every time he does not get his own way is up to bat. So, what could possibly go ... Written by LA-Lawyer

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

TV-14
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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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