Monday February 17, 2020

Interview: Richard Gere encountered a deeply unfamiliar situation when shooting his latest film

In Time Out Of Mind hardly anyone realised who the veteran Hollywood star was

6th March, 2016
Richard Gere: ‘The whole idea of homelessness was being projected on me’ Picture: Getty

When he took to the streets of New York to play a homeless man, Richard Gere hoped he could be unrecognisable, that he could somehow obscure those features that have made him one of the world’s most famous screen actors.

His latest project, Time Out Of Mind, depended on it: with just three weeks to film on the city’s public streets, being approached by fans could have made the low-budget production impossible to...

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