• The Leisure Seeker (2018)

The Leisure Seeker

Release Date: March 9th, 2018

R |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

Traveling in their family Leisure Seeker vintage recreational vehicle, John and Ella Spencer take one last road trip from Boston to the Hemingway House in the Florida Keys before his Alzheimer's and her cancer can catch up with them.

Cast: Dame Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Christian McKay, Kirsty Mitchell, Joshua Mikel, Rob Pralgo, Janel Moloney, Dick Gregory

Director: Paolo Virzì

Genres: Adventure , Comedy drama

Production Co: Indiana Production Company

Keywords: Transformation, Amusing, Charming, Love, Inspiring, Emotional, Engaging, Heartwarming, Spirited, Touching

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland can do anything – except, perhaps, save this sentimental drool bucket of senior cinema. show more

  • 50
    Deborah YoungThe Hollywood Reporter

    A road movie short on comedy and drama should at least offer a keen level of observation, but here insight is scarce and emotional resonance is faint. show more

  • 50
    Fionnuala HalliganScreen International

    It’s a long, long road cluttered with clichés and stalled in softness, pot-holed by its self-serving use of Alzheimer’s as a narrative convenience. show more

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Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy