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The Leisure Seeker (2017)

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A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.

Director:

Paolo Virzì

Writers:

Michael Zadoorian (novel), Stephen Amidon (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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3,887 ( 1,525)
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helen Mirren ... Ella Spencer
Donald Sutherland ... John Spencer
Christian McKay ... Will Spencer
Janel Moloney ... Jane Spencer
Dana Ivey ... Lillian
Dick Gregory ... Dan Coleman
Leander Suleiman ... Stuckey's Woman
Ahmed Lucan ... Stuckey's Man
Gabriella Cila ... Chantal
David Silverman ... Pennsylvania Campground Man (as David Marshall Silverman)
Lucy Catharine Haskill ... Pennsylvania Campground Woman (as Lucy Catherine Haskill)
Joshua Hoover ... Colonial Town Ticket Seller
Kirsty Mitchell ... Jennifer
Mylie Stone ... Emily
Helen Abell ... Farm Woman
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Storyline

A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, traveling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.

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A Once in a Lifetime Roadtrip They Will Never Forget


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual material | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Italy | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Vacation of our lives See more »

Filming Locations:

Spokane, Washington, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

€1,225,203 (Italy), 21 January 2018, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$113,708, 11 March 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,226,443, 5 July 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

It was screened in the main competition section of the 74th Venice International Film Festival. See more »

Goofs

Early in the film, just before John veers into the next lane to avoid a collision, Ella's purse and other items are clearly visible on the ledge above the dashboard. As he strives to correct his steering, it looks like something may have flown out the open window. The purse no longer appears in the next and subsequent frames (leading this viewer to believe that the lost bag would be an essential plot device). However, the purse is clearly in Ella's possession when they make their next stop. See more »

Quotes

Ella Spencer: It's just something I really need to do with your father.
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Connections

References The Old Man and the Sea (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

If You Leave Me Now (2006 Remastered Version)
Written by Peter Cetera (as Cetera)
(c) Universal Music - MGB Songs/(Big Elk Music), Universal Music Publishing Ricordi Srl/Spirit Service Holdings S.r.l.
Licensed by BMG Rights Management (Italy) S.r.l.
Performed by Chicago
(p) 1976 Warner Music Group
Courtesy of Warner Music Italia S.r.l.
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A film that transcends a myriad of problems. I recommend it.
17 November 2018 | by sylvia120See all my reviews

I have been telling as many friends as possible about this movie. I am 85, a widow, and lots of my friends are my age or older. There were so many things that didn't quite ring true here....Mirren was wonderful but she isn't really able to sell a chatty woman with a Southern accent, less educated person than her husband. I've had several Alzheimers sufferers in my life and in many ways Sutherland didn't seem to fit the bill. For instance I wonder if he could really drive that house trailer. But, in spite of absolutely everything the total story rang true and had a strong effect on me.


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