Set in Los Angeles in 1962, at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, A Single Man, is the story of British college professor George Falconer (Colin Firth) who struggles to find meaning to his life after the death of his long time partner, Jim (Matthew Goode).
George dwells on the past and cannot see his future as we follow him through a single day, where a series of events and encounters, ultimately leads him to decide if there is a meaning to life after Jim.
George is consoled by his closest friend Charley (Julianne Moore), a 48 year old beauty who is wrestling with her own questions about the future. A young student of George’s, Kenny (Nicholas Hoult), who is coming to terms with his true nature, stalks George as he feels in him a kindred spirit.
Based on the novel Christopher Isherwood, A Single Man is Tom Ford’s debut feature and has been nominated for three Golden Globe awards.
A Single Man, is released on 12th February 2010