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Exclusive: Oscar Nominee Colin Firth on A Single Man

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For 15 years, Colin Firth remained best known for emerging from a lake in a white shirt as Mr Darcy in the BBC's Pride & Prejudice. Since then, he had two girly fights with Hugh Grant in Bridget Jones, flirted with a Portuguese girl in Love Actually and threw himself into 2008's all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza Mamma Mia. But he's never really had a chance to show us what he can do. Until now. His recent Best Actor Oscar nomination for A Single Man was proof that, given the right material, Firth can blow us away. The directorial debut of fashion designer Tom Ford follows a day in the life of George, a lecturer in 1960s Los Angeles who, devastated at the death of his long-term partner, plans his own suicide. Firth talked to RT about the role of his career, and why he'd consider Mamma Mia 2...Back to Article

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