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Dementia is a difficult cinematic subject, but Leicester-born actor-turned-director Harry Macqueen tackles it with tenderness and restraint. British actor Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci share wonderful chemistry as the couple grappling with their future and while their countryside expedition journey isn’t as explosive as its title suggests, it is powerfully illuminating.

Directors

  • Harry Macqueen

Writers

  • Harry Macqueen

Cast

  • Colin Firth
  • Stanley Tucci

Synopsis

Long-term partners Sam (Colin Firth) and Tusker (Stanley Tucci) face a life-changing event when Tusker is diagnosed with early onset dementia. Determined to make the most of their time together, they take a road trip across England in a campervan, revisiting loved ones and memories along the way, and reckoning with what their future holds.