Before he met 21-year-old free spirit Charlotte Fielding, forty-eight year old Will Keane was convinced that no love could last forever. After a heated one-night stand, they both realize that this love will last a lifetime. But, for Charlotte, a lifetime may be much shorter than either of them is prepared to accept.
The movie's biggest fatality is the lack of chemistry between the two stars. Even in their most amorous moments, they seem like a randy uncle and his sad-eyed niece.
September 25, 2010
To sit through this is to suffer the grossest sweaty-palms-on-the-glass sex scene. Funny that the film closes with an overbearing end-credits song by Jennifer Paige - a one-hit wonder who, like "Autumn," is a pop-culture footnote best left forgotten.
A diaphanous daydream of clichés, predictable developments, strained romance, and frequently embarrassing dialogue.
June 10, 2002
Were you to watch the movie's first 20 minutes, you might think you were about to see another variation on Gere's megahit 'Pretty Woman'... Once it's revealed that Charlotte is a Pretty Sick Woman, however, the film becomes dour and tedious...