Goldfinch VII – Hector

The story of Hector, a homeless man who embarks on a road trip across the UK which sees him encounter cruelty and compassion by turns.

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Project description

A portrait of an invisible man and an authentic account of homelessness within contemporary Britain, Hector is a powerful character study and a brutally honest account of homelessness.

Peter Mullan, star of Sunshine on Leith and Tyrannosaur,  plays a homeless man who embarks on a road trip across the UK which sees him encounter cruelty and compassion by turns. The film uncovers the human kindness and humour which give hope to those with the hardest of lives.

Hector is the feature debut of writer-director Jake Gavin and is produced by Stephen Malit, producer of Julien Temple’s critically-acclaimed 2012 documentary, London – The Modern Babylon.

As we reported in our previous blog, Goldfinch VII – Hector starring Peter Mullan premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival and received a amazing response & was even re-screened on the last day as ‘Best of the Fest’.

Click below for the “top tier” review the film received from Hollywood Reporter and a selection from the numerous blog  reviewers, all of whom gave really high praise.
Hollywood Reporter / CinemaPerspective.com / KneelBefore Blog / ShortCom.co.uk.

Goldfinch VII – Hector has now got a facebook page which will keep you updated with all the news.

The film was released in the UK on 11th December 2015 screening in over 20 UK cinemas and also screened at film festivals in Athens, Chicago, Dinard and Haifa. It was also been placed on British Airways inflight from 1st December 2015.