U.S., 2021, 105 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Todd Stephens, Rated PG-13, Magnolia Pictures
"[In] Todd Stephens' tender comedy ... Udo Kier hits new highs, lip-syncing to Robyn's "Dancing on My Own." —David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
"Swan Song is appointment viewing for fans of Udo Kier, who gives a career-best turn as a retired hairdresser making peace with the past." —Ryan Lattanzio, IndieWire
Legendary actor Udo Kier (Bacurau) stars as retired hairdresser Pat Pitsenbarger, who escapes the confines of his small-town Sandusky, Ohio nursing home after learning of his former client's dying wish for him to style her final hairdo. Soon, Pat embarks on an odyssey to confront the ghosts of his past – and collect the beauty supplies necessary for the job. Swan Song is a comical and bittersweet journey about rediscovering one’s sparkle, and looking gorgeous while doing so. It world premiered at the 2021 SXSW Film Festival and won the Pride Audience Award at the 2021 NewFest.
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