is a 1994 romantic drama film
made by Mulholland Productions and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
. It was directed by Glenn Gordon Caron
and produced by Warren Beatty
from a screenplay
by Robert Towne
and Warren Beatty, based on the 1939 screenplay by Delmer Daves
and Donald Ogden Stewart
, based on the story by Mildred Cram
and Leo McCarey
. The music score was by Ennio Morricone
and the cinematography by Conrad L. Hall
The film stars Warren Beatty, Annette Bening and Katharine Hepburn in one of her last film roles, with Garry Shandling, Chloe Webb, Pierce Brosnan, Kate Capshaw, Paul Mazursky and Brenda Vaccaro.
Background and production
The film is a remake
of the 1939
film Love Affair
with Charles Boyer
and Irene Dunne
and of the 1957
film An Affair to Remember
with Cary Grant
and Deborah Kerr
The film marked Katharine Hepburn's last appearance on the screen.
The film was made in New York City, Los Angeles and on the islands of Tahiti and Moorea in French Polynesia.
After meeting on a flight to Sydney, ex-football star Mike Gambril (Warren Beatty) and Terry McKay (Annette Bening) plan a rendezvous three months later. When one of them is injured on the way to the meeting, the other waits without knowing.