The Leisure Seeker
- Italy / France
- 1h 52min
- Directed by: Paolo Virzì
- Cast: Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Christian McKay
- UK release: 20 April 2018
Ella (Mirren) is terminally ill, and her husband John (Sutherland), has a form of Alzheimer’s which only kicks in when required by the plot, so they decide to drive their trusty Winnebago to Florida. Meandering, mildly entertaining, tear-stained road trip that just about works thanks to the commitment of Mirren and Sutherland to their characters.
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Reviews & features
The Leisure Seeker16 Apr 2018
Schmaltzy road trip drama which stays on track thanks to stars Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland
You will require a high tolerance for schmaltz and dodgy American accents if you are to stand any chance of appreciating The Leisure Seeker. The English-language debut of Italian director Paolo Virzì (Human Capital, Like Crazy) turns Michael Zadoorian's…
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