In LOVE AFFAIR, producer-star Warren Beatty tries hard to recreate the glow of Golden Age Hollywood romances; ironically, however, this remake of Leo McCarey's 1939 LOVE AFFAIR (and McCarey's own 1957 remake, AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER), succeeds best when it is least
faithful to the original
Beatty plays Mike Gambril, a LA football star-turned-television broadcaster, who meets Terry McKay (Annette Bening), an aspiring singer, on a plane trip to Australia. When their plane makes an emergency landing in the South Pacific, Mike, Terry, and the other passengers are forced to board a
Russian cruise ship heading for Tahiti. During the trip, Mike, who is e...