Gere And Lane Make Magic
Nicholas Sparks' Nights in Rodanthe is another triumph of taking his words and putting them on film. The Richard Gere and Diane Lane film is now on DVD.
Notebook author latest filmPrior to Nights in Rodanthe the last effort of Nicholas Sparks to hit the screen, The Notebook, still has audiences melting at its romantic power.
So who to turn to when seeking to inhabit the two leads from Nights in Rodanthe, a film that has arrives on DVD February 10?
In the hands of stars Richard Gere, Diane Lane and the director, Richard Wolfe, the Nights in Rodanthe DVD has perfect release timing for Valentine's Day. The Blu-ray and DVD both debut February 10 and is packed with extras highlighting the making of this instant romance classic.
Own a piece of classic cinematic chemistry in Richard Gere and Diane Lane, who first set the screen afire in Francis Ford Coppola's The Cotton Club.
Decades later audiences would fall in love with them in the same manner that millions embraced the great cinematic pairings of the past in Unfaithful. Add Gere and Lane to the storyline created by a romantic expert, Sparks, and the product should be heart-inspiring gold. Fortunately for Sparks' faithful, Gere and Lane fans and anyone who appreciates a solid film, the stars and author form a trio of triumph.
Sparks treasured ability lies in his ability to bring the spectrum of human emotions to a story without drifting into melodrama. Evidence of that ability sits in the supporting character plotlines that showcase two stellar actors at each end of the career spectrum. Scott Glenn gives the subtlest performance of his career as a pillar of a husband gutted by the loss of his life at the hands of Gere's plastic surgeon.
Gere's doctor arrives in North Carolina during a fateful weekend that not only brings his desire to seek emotional closure, but a storm of biblical proportions also has plans for Gere and Lane. Lane's character is running a stunning seaside house that also serves as a Bed and Breakfast. The only guest on this weekend is Gere and an approaching hurricane.
21st century Love StoryLane herself has a wounded heart. After a separation from her husband, her teenage daughter and young son are launched into the midst of an attempted reconciliation by her unfaithful husband. Needing time to think, she heads to North Carolina to aide a friend in dire need of a vacation.
Gere and Lane have something. It is impossible to define because it is indeed so uncommon. Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy had it. Bogart and Bacall scorched. Now, film audiences have Lane and Gere. Regardless of the genre, the script, director or plot, these two actors are always welcomed to reunite. But what sets this Gere-Lane pairing apart is the impeccably crafted love story at its heart in Nights in Rodanthe.
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