Fri 19 Mar 2010 In: New Zealand Daily News View at Wayback View at NDHA
The first screening in New Zealand of the BAFTA winning gay-themed movie A Single Man will be a fundraiser for Kiwi LGBT phone support service OUTLine. Colin Firth Charley, his drama queen of a woman friend who is who romantically desires her best friend despite his sexual orientation; and Kenny Potter, one of his students, who seems to be curious about his professor beyond English class). Don Bachardy, the long-time partner of Christopher Isherwood - on whose novel the film is based - makes a cameo appearance. According to Tom Ford, who wrote the screenplay and financed the film, Bachardy was a huge help all through the writing of the film and, in the scene, is wearing a pair of lucky red socks that belonged to Isherwood. Tickets to OUTLine's premiere screening of A Single Man cost $20 and include a prize draw for a digital camera and other goodies. They are available by calling 0800 OUTLINE or at Kamo 382 K' Rd, Dot's bar at 223 Symonds St, or Dymocks Bookshop at Three Lamps Ponsonby. The official trailer for A Single Man appears below.
Credit: GayNZ.com Daily News Staff
First published: Friday, 19th March 2010 - 11:31am
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