"It'd be tricky to know where to shoot a movie like this in
"It was just important that there were places of solitude and interesting people she could meet," Lundgren said.
For Twyman, the film's slower pace, relatable characters and the exploration of issues people face in retirement are the beginning of a movement for films geared toward a mature audience. He calls it "Ageless Cinema."
"I realized that there was an enormous segment of the population that was not being served by
Lundgren said the film will resonate with any audience seeking a story to which they can relate.
"We're getting a really good response from young people, too," Lundgren said. "I think it speaks for all the generations. I wouldn't want people to think it's just for people in their 70s."
Lundgren attributes the film's multigenerational appeal to the honest way the film's older and younger characters interact.
"Often the young people in the film are misunderstood, and there's a gap," Lundgren said.
The film was shot on location from
"We actually shot the retirement community here in
The film is a product of
"Pretty much every smaller supporting actor came from Shakespeare," Twyman said. "There's a pretty deep well of talent in
Although the film's first appearance was the 2013
The filmmakers said they are looking forward to showing
"One of the strongest affirmations we've received about the film from critics is the beauty of
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