Based on a regionally successful play by James Cada and Mark Keller, OLD EXPLORERS is verbose and snail-paced, despite sturdy performances by the veteran leads.
Warner Watney (Jose Ferrer), who lives with his son Alex (Jeffrey Gadbois), daughter-in-law Leslie (Caroline Kaiser) and their burgeoning brood may soon be shunted off to an old-age home. His friend Leinen Roth (James Whitmore) is a widower who lives alone in an apartment. The two battle old age
and physical disabilities by getting together and playing mind games in which they set off for wooly, dangerous adventures in exotic locales like the Sahara Desert, where they search for Atlantis, the Himalayan ...