The Leisure Seeker stars Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren and two-time Golden Globe®-winner Donald Sutherland as the runaway couple, Ella and John, on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call the Leisure Seeker. Faced with more caregiving than they care to accept, Ella and John resolve to enjoy the freedom of one last RV road trip on their own, old age and its challenges be damned. The couple travels from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West, recapturing their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelations and surprises right up to the very end.
RUN TIME: 112 Mins
FILM PROGRAM: Awards Season
DIRECTOR(s): Paolo Virzì
PRODUCER(s): Fabrizio Donvito, Marco Cohen, Benedetto Habib
SCREENWRITER(s): Stephen Amidon, Francesca Archibugi, Francesco Piccolo, Paolo Virzì
KEY CAST: Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Christian McKay, Janel Moloney, Dick Gregory, Dana Ivey
DIRECTOR BIO:Paolo Virzì made his directorial debut with La Bella Vita which earned him the prestigious David di Donatello award in the “Best New Director” category. His following film, Ferie d’Agosto won the David di Donatello Award for “Best Film” of the year. His films La Prima Cosa Bella and Human Capital were both selected as Italy’s Official Academy Award® Entry for Best Foreign Language Film.