A Single Man
Directed by Tom Ford
Screenplay by Tom Ford and David Scearce
Based on the Novel by Christopher Isherwood
Compelling movie about George (Firth) whose lover dies in a car crash. We watch as he does his best to deal with his loss. His best friend Charley (Moore) does her best to pick up his spirits but she has her own problems as well. Both of them struggle he contemplates suicide by handgun while Charley drinks in excess. George befriends a young man at the school where he teaches and looks to this young man for comfort. Julianne Moore’s and Colin Firth’s performances are amazing and it is a shame they did not win their respective nominations.
Runtime: 99 Minutes
Production Budget: $7,000,000
CC Rating: 7 out of 10
Screenplay: I could not find the screenplay.
If you liked this try: Ordinary People, Affliction, Everything Must Go.