Hector has been living on the motorways for years. His once comfortable family life has been replaced by a never-ending tour of service stations that offer him shelter, anonymity, washing ...
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Two women's lives will intersect while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond will form as both strategize to get their lives back on track.
83 year old Edie believes that it is never too late - packing an old camping bag, leaving her life behind and embarking on an adventure she never got to have - climbing the imposing Mount Suilven in Scotland.
Hector has been living on the motorways for years. His once comfortable family life has been replaced by a never-ending tour of service stations that offer him shelter, anonymity, washing facilities and food. The story follows his journey south from Scotland on his annual pilgrimage to a temporary Christmas shelter in London where he finds comfort, friendship and warmth. Over the course of his Homeric journey, Hector decides to reconnect with his long estranged past. As his previous life catches up with him, the story of how he came to be leading a marginal life begins to emerge.Written by
Dougie's dog is named Braveheart. Peter Mullan appeared in Braveheart as a veteran in some of the battle scenes. See more »
Hector tells the cafe waitress in Liverpool that he is going to London to visit his sister, whereas he is going to visit his brother: his sister is in Newcastle and does not wish to see him. See more »
The words "Hello to Jason Isaacs" appear. It's a reference to the popular BBC Radio 5 live show Kermode and Mayo's Film Review. See more »