Leaving Metropolis is a 2002 gay movie about a gay man and a straight married man who fall in love. David is a renown artist who decides to take up a job as a waiter for inspiration. He gets hired by the Main St. Diner owned by a couple Matt and Violet. The couple are surprised to discover David is famous after seeing his painting in the paper. David and Matt start hanging out and begin a secret homosexual affair. Matt is later forced by circumstances to reveal his gayness to Violet and they break up. Violet ends up selling the restaurant and leaving.