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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:

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Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

7 May 2004 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,065,385
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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Miedo
Written by Pedro Guerra, Lenine and Robney Assis
Performed by Pedro Guerra
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Life ain't easy...
27 April 2006 | by rainking_esSee all my reviews

Actually "Hector" is the story of three weeks in the life of Tere (great Adriana Ozores) and of those that surround her. She has just lost her sister, but they had been not speaking to each other for three years. Now Tere will have to look after her dead sister's only son, Héctor, and apart from that she'll have to face some troubles with her husband and her daughter, but specially sh'ell have to face a deep inner change.

This is a film with a huge emotional charge, it is so reflexive and relies on the strength of the words and of the dialogs. Is there any weak point? Yes, there is one weak point in "Hector": as in many Spanish productions the younger actors does not rise the occasions, and the guy that plays Héctor looks rather unconvincing.

In short: one of the best Spanish movies of the last year.

*My rate: 8/10


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