The premiere was for the move The Leisure Seeker, which refers to a 1970’s Winnebago the movies characters used on family holiday. It’s a tale about baby boomers crossing the 70-year threshold, and taking off on one last road trip. Sutherland plays John Spencer who has dementia, while Mirren plays his wife Ella, who is showing signs of ill-health.
Mirren told the Press Association the movie was about family and coming towards the end of your life. “It’s about what we all deal with in life whether it’s with our parents or our grandparents and it’s about the individuality of people apart from their families,” she said, reported Independent.
“People tend to get defined by being parents or grandparents but actually we forget that they are absolutely individual people as much as you are.”