A love letter to the rapidly disappearing gay culture of America, starring legendary actor Udo Kier in a career best performance.
Swan Song pays exhilarating and moving tribute to a Queer trailblazer
Legendary actor Udo Kier gives a career best performance as retired hairdresser Pat Pitsenbarger, who escapes the confines of his nursing home when he is lured out of retirement by a former client (played by none other than Linda Evans of Dynasty fame) whose dying wish is for Pat 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. Along the way confronting old rivals (the wonderful Jennifer Coolidge), long forgotten lovers and taking the time to stop into all his favourite gay haunts.
Director Todd Stephens (Another Gay Movie) has refered to Swan Song, as a love letter to the rapidly disappearing gay culture of America and to that effect has crafted a comical and bittersweet journey about rediscovering one’s sparkle, and looking gorgeous while doing so.
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