Restraint and grace earn Firth Oscar nod

A Single Man is told from the point of view of its eponymous protagonist, George (Colin Firth).He is 52 and gay, and it has been eight months since his partner Jim (Matthew Goode) died in a car accident. In the house they shared together in Los Angel

13th February, 2010

A Single Man is told from the point of view of its eponymous protagonist, George (Colin Firth).He is 52 and gay, and it has been eight months since his partner Jim (Matthew Goode) died in a car accident. In the house they shared together in Los Angeles, George still grieves.

His work, teaching English at a local college, gives him no joy. His only friend, fellow ex-pat Charley (Julianne Moore), is a sad, lonely alcoholic...

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