The political drama written and directed by Academy Award -nominee Joseph Cedar saw him portray Norman Oppenheimer, a "small time Jewish 'fixer'". US Politics. Janet Street-Porter. Schrader looks tired, harried. He learned tap dance for Chicago and karate for An Officer and a Gentleman.
The late spring sun dips below the horizon and Gere, dressed only in swim trunks and a thin cotton shirt, starts to shiver.
How, why, and where did the story come to be attached to Richard Gere? Rousing angry protests in a country where public displays of affection are considered obscene, court proceedings were initiated against Gere, only to be later dropped. Several nurses on staff went to get his autograph, and were shocked when they discovered his condition.