One day in 2002 Doug Bruce, a handsome, successful young Brit, woke on the New York subway to find not only did he not know where he was, he had no idea who he was. Oscar-shortlisted British film UNKNOWN WHITE MALE tells Doug's fascinating and moving true story as he comes to terms with - and discovers the surprising flip-side of - his total memory loss. From the emotion of 'meeting' his family to the giddiness of falling in love, from the childlike excitement of tasting chocolate mousse to the awkwardness of conversations with old friends, every day becomes a journey of discovery as Doug encounters his life, and the world, for the 'first' time. Alongside current footage shot in London and New York, director and personal friend Rupert Murray assembles fragments of Doug's life through personal video diaries, key interviews, reconstructions and home-video footage from their younger days - piecing together past and present, and revealing a very different Doug emerging after his amnesia. Doctors give him a 95% chance of his memories returning, the question is, does the new Doug want the old Doug back?