The Sloth of Sadness

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A_Single_ManA Single Man
Directed by Tom Ford
Artina Films / Depth of Field /Fade to Black

 

NEAR THE BEGINNING of A Single Man, the 1964 novel by Christopher Isherwood on which Tom Ford’s new movie is based, a college English professor named George tells his class the story of Tithonus, a beautiful mortal who, after the goddess in love with him asks Zeus to grant him immortality, ages into a very old man because the goddess has forgotten to ask for the gift of eternal youth. 

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