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The Leisure Seeker

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About this Film

  • Released on 20/04/18
  • Genre Drama
  • Cast members Helen Mirren, Donald Southerland
  • Running time 112 minutes
  • Directed by Paolo Virzi
  • Language English

ODEON says...
John and Ella are an older couple who’ve decided to get away from everything. To that end, they’re going on a cross-country voyage in their old motorhome, ‘The Leisure Seeker’. 

John is suffering from memory loss, and Ella wants to finally take him to see Ernest Hemingway’s house before it’s too late. Away from the suffocating care of doctors and their children, they rediscover their passion for life and love for each other on their journey. 

Set out on the road trip of a lifetime in ‘The Leisure Seeker’, starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland.

Reviews & Ratings

Reviews in the press

4 Stars
“ Helen Mirren hits the road for a crushingly funny Alzheimer’s comedy ”

4 Stars
“ One of those films where you don’t mind its tranquility and leisurely pace ”

Summary of customer ratings

(UK & Ireland)

Lovingly made

Reviewer: StrobeDate: 2018-04-21

Poor review, but DON'T MISS IT. It is a film very lovingly made. You are unlikely to appreciate it unless you are over 55. Yes, it is predictable, but that's how life becomes. You will probably walk out depressed and then in half an hour, it lifts you up.

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