A new city, a new life. Dr. Matt Younger has a lot to look forward to during his stay in London. As it turns out, events exceed his hopes. This lonely American widower receives a new chance at love. Sidney Poitier plays Younger and directs this tender story of unexpected love and the shadow that hangs over it. Willowy Esther Anderson is Catherine, a stranger who seeks Younger's help in eluding a man and mysteriously slips away. Why is someone stalking her? What connects her to the man with the scarred face? The answers, like the romantic feelings between Younger and Catherine, unfold bit by bit. Filmed largely in and around glorious London, A Warm December becomes a bewitching travelogue of two hearts.