A single man
Colin Firth is outstanding in a Christopher Isherwood adaptation, but some scenes in Tom Ford’s stylish directing debut are outrageously ad-like, says Peter Bradsham.
To escape an assignment for my favorite New York client Bob Crozier, I watched an instagram film and appreciated every minute, with no knowledge of what I was watching, even the drama slipped my attention. I feel admiration for the stoical discretion of the expatriated Brit. George Falconer says things like, I’m British I love it when it’s cold and wet.
It is 1962, the Cuban missile crisis has left America in a jittery mood. My family lived on the western shore of lake Starnberg (near Munich, Bavaria) and I remember a day when civilian officers had installed a direct line, while my family still had red passports, so that we could get flown out.
@PeterBradshaw1 A single Man Christopher Isherwood Colin Fifth Guardian Hitchcock Instagram Peter Bradshaw The film follows an unhappy single day in the life of an unhappy single man The Others