"And I know that the first ten years of my adult life, I was very focused on becoming an actor. And to the detriment of other things, I'm sure. “At the same time, because I was able to focus on that, I think I made other breakthroughs.
There is a tagline for this movie which is something about second chances, there is always a second act or a second possibility and I think that's even reductive about what this movie is because I think there''s a constant series of re-awakenings and transformations that hopefully don''t change until your very last breath. But that it's still possible to make breakthroughs," he added.
For Gere, reuniting with co-star Diane Lane in the new love story, is more than just a walk down memory lane, as the movie's message is all about second chances, which he can relate to.