A Single Man
- 1h 39min
- Directed by: Tom Ford
- Cast: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult
- Website: www.asingleman-movie.com
The fashion industry's Ford adapts Christopher Isherwood's spare, lyrical study of alienation and loss for his film debut. Tracing a day in the life of George Falconer (Firth), a middle-aged English college professor, a series of flashbacks outline George's 16-year relationship with the recently deceased Jim (Matthew Goode). A frustrating experience, this is at times achingly moving, but ultimately it relies too heavily on redundant visual gimmicks.
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A Single Man - Christopher Isherwood and the silver screen3 Feb 2010
With Tom Ford’s stylish adaptation of A Single Man tipped for Oscar glory, Allan Radcliffe looks into novelist Christopher Isherwood’s enduring relationship with the silver screen. Think of Christopher Isherwood, and the first image that springs to…
A Single Man1 Feb 2010
(12A) 99min Tom Ford, the fashion industry’s Dorian Gray, adapts Christopher Isherwood’s spare, lyrical study of alienation and loss for his film debut (as director and screenwriter). A Single Man traces a day in the life of George Falconer…
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