Thinly veiled axe to grind much?
"Log Line: Like 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest', with a positive life-ending 'Sideways' type adventure. An Alzheimer’s patient finds his long lost first love living in the same retirement home and together they escape to Europe to seek their last slice of happiness before either of them forget who they are with.
The story begins with a young man just out of law school who had a thing for a beautiful young woman and fellow classmate. She had reluctantly rebuffed him back then and she ended up having a difficult life, while he had a successful law career and marriage. Forwarding the story 60 years, he is now in his seventies, widowed and in the early stages of memory loss. His family decides it is best for him to live in a senior home for Alzheimer’s patients and as soon as he moves into the senior living home, he discovers his former flame living in the same senior care home. Their reunion is quite emotional and endearing. Figuring now, that they both have little quality of life remaining, he plots his escape plan for the two of them to get them out of the senior home and off to Europe. Planning ahead for his own security, he had kept his American Express credit card and is now ready to use it to fund the adventure in first class only, which is new to his companion. She soon gets into the opulent adventure and the conniving antics of the two traversing through European capitals, while staying one step ahead of their families and Interpol authorities provides a thrilling comedic adventure. They meet up with and be-friend an older Frenchman who happens to be recently retired from Interpol leadership. The hilarious Frenchman, along with his lively wife, take charge of the antics and are able to guide them through Southern Europe while avoiding the Interpol police. The four of them end up having a grand time in Paris, Marseilles, casino at Monte Carlo and then Rome before splitting up with the two going on alone to Venice where his son finds them, which was part of his planned ending all along. The message ending is one that indicates that older people, don't have to die in place, just because they are deteriorating. "