- Rated: PG-13
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: January 2, 2001
- Originally Released: 2000
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Single Side - Single Layer
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.78
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - French
- Dolby Surround - Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Box Office - 10/01/2000
"...A film that is lovely to look at, capturing the New York cityscape with a tone and beauty last seen in director Woody Allen's MANHATTAN..."
Los Angeles Times - 08/14/2000
"...Stylish and finely crafted....A classic woman's picture that is also a depiction of a man transformed by love beyond his imagining..."
Joan Chen directed this sad story of a New York City romance cut short. An older man who is a known playboy picks up a younger woman, and the two fall in love. However, when she reveals that she is suffering from a terminal illness, the relationship takes on deeper meaning.
New York City |
- THEATRICAL RELEASE: AUGUST 11, 2000
- Filmed in New York City, in Rockefeller Plaza, the 79th Street Boat Basin, and Central Park.
- This film is the English-language debut of director Joan Chen, the actress known for appearing in THE LAST EMPEROR and TWIN PEAKS.
- The restaurant seen in the film, 458, does not exist in reality but during production many New Yorkers stopped by the fake restaurant that they created for the set, wanting to eat there.
- Although Richard Gere plays a high-class restaurant owner and chef, in real life he cannot cook.