Autumn in New York is a 2000 romantic drama film directed by Joan Chen and starring Richard Gere, Winona Ryder, and Anthony LaPaglia.
The movie focuses on Will Keane (Gere) who falls in love with Charlotte Fielding (Ryder), a sweet, but terminally ill young woman.
Will Keane, a 48-year old restaurant owner, has a persistent case of commitment-phobia. When he meets Charlotte Fielding, a free-spirited woman half his age, he expects another quick and easy romance. But nothing about their relationship is quick or easy. Instead their encounters are rife with intergenerational clashes, differing philosophies and an urgent sense of sensuality and connection.
Just when Will is tempted to bail out with his usual line about "not promising forever," Charlotte responds with reasons of her own about why she feels this relationship can't last forever: she's dying because she has a heart neuroblastoma.
Although Charlotte's grandma, Dolly is not too keen on their budding relationship, she doesn't...