It's November 30, 1962. Native Brit George Falconer, an English professor at a Los Angeles area college, is finding it difficult to cope with life. Jim, his personal partner of sixteen years, died in a car accident eight months earlier when he was visiting with family. Jim's family were not going to tell George of the death or accident, let alone allow him to attend the funeral. This day, George has decided to get his affairs in order before he will commit suicide that evening. As he routinely and fastidiously prepares for the suicide and post suicide, George reminisces about his life with Jim. But George spends this day with various people, who see a man sadder than usual and who affect his own thoughts about what he is going to do. Those people include Carlos, a Spanish immigrant/aspiring actor/gigolo recently arrived in Los Angeles; Charley, his best friend who he knew from England, she who is a drama queen of a woman who romantically desires her best friend despite his sexual ... Written by
17 December 2009 (Israel)
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Opening Weekend: £502,009
(12 February 2010)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
's character George mentions in a conversation with Nicholas Hoult
that he once took mescaline and ended up shaving off one of his eyebrows. This actually happened to director Tom Ford
; he was taking the drug with Stephen Spender when he went home, looked in the mirror and "thought it was taking over [his] face". See more
During the dance scene with George and Charley, while the song "Green Onions" is playing, you can see a crew member in the mirror. See more
No one has ever picked me up and not wanted something.
I think you picked me up.
Written and performed by Norman Harris
Courtesy of Manhattan Production Music See more