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Year: 2018

Original Title: The Leisure Seeker

Country: Italy

Length: 107 minutes

Genre: Adventure, Drama, Comedy

Studios: Rai Cinema

Distributor: Universal Pictures

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: April 20 2018

United States: March 09 2018


Ranking: 6,136 out of 14,666 movies (up 3165)


4.8 by 1 users

6.0 by Movie'n'co


'The Leisure Seeker' is the name of Ella and John Spencer's RV, in which they used to travel with their children. John, played by Donald Sutherland, is a big fan of Ernest Hemingway and a retired english teacher who suffers dementia. In a bid to surprise John, Ella, played by Helen Mirren, suggests they set off on another road trip through America with the intention of ending up in Key West, the home of Ernest Hemingway. Beginning in Boston, 'The Leisure Seeker' follows the lovers on their journey filled with excitement and adventure. The film is directed by Paolo Virzì, and based on the eponymous novel by Michael Zadoorian, adapted for the big screen by Janel Moloney. Featuring academy award winning Mirren alongside Golden Globe winner, Donald Sutherland, 'The Leisure Seeker' is one to watch.


Cast The Leisure Seeker

Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland

John Spencer

Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren

Ella Spencer

Christian McKay

Christian McKay

Will Spencer

Janel Moloney

Janel Moloney

Jane Spencer

Dana Ivey

Dana Ivey




Trivia The Leisure Seeker

This is the second time the couple (Sutherland and Mirren) have worked together, because previously they worked in 'Bethune:The Making of a Hero'. 'The Leisure Seeker' is Paolo Virzì's first movie full filmed in english language. The movie is based on Michael Zadoorian's novel from 2009.