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'Hector and the Search for Happiness' not a blissful encounter
'Hector and the Search for Happiness' not a blissful encounter

In "Hector and the Search for Happiness," a bedtime story for the eternal man-child, Simon Pegg plays a psychiatrist who lives in a world of WASP male privilege yet remains dissatisfied with his existence. Hector's premature bout of midlife crisis prompts him to break from the stability he shares with career woman Clara (Rosamund Pike). He sets out to trot the globe, mining seemingly primitive cultures for simple pleasures and compiling them into a guide to life. First stop is Shanghai, where expat millionaire Edward (Stellan Skarsgard) shows him the kind of good time that money can buy, complete with a high-end call girl Yi Li (Ming Zhao, who neither has an accent nor...

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