I see women who’ve lost their husbands and they’re all looking around for some baggy-assed man to share their life with. So I travel, I dance, I flirt, and I’m out there in everybody’s face.” “My arms are wrinkled and flabby. I’m disappointed that I cant see the person that I feel inside.
I don’t feel 70 inside.” “I’m still that young girl, that teenager, that eight-year-old.
“Life goes on, and the ones who don’t let life go on are the ones who shortchange themselves.” As much as this film is about love, it’s also about resilience.
“I’m virile – I’m ready,” says Matt, who trails his oxygen tank through his speed dating experience. “You just have to say when my time’s up it’s up and go for it. “But this is who I am, and I think it’s better just to be me.
Participants keep notes on one another, which they later submit to the organizer.
Fewer distractions.” “Some people just give up on life.
The object is not to give up on life,” Lou, an 82-year-old body builder says.
They’ve all signed up for a senior speed dating event that Loring has picked as the locus for his exploration of love and how it changes – or doesn’t – as we age.
Many interviews and hours of filming later, when “The Age of Love” premiered in April 2014 at the Newport Beach Film Festival in California, one audience member called it “the best reality show I have ever seen.” That might be because the film is an immensely honest look at ordinary people who find themselves unexpectedly looking for love later in life.