Udo Kier stars as retired hairdresser Pat Pitsenbarger, who escapes the confines of his small-town nursing home in Sandusky, Ohio 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 being fabulous while doing so.
Following the preview screening on Thu 9 Jun, this title will be on general release from Fri 10 Jun
This film contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy
Short film screening alongside this feature film: A Festive Dame’s Tale
Plus/ From Fri 17 Jun – Thu 23, A Festive Dame’s Tale – Jemma O’Brien and Natalie Meziani’s documentary portrait of Dame Gracy, a drag artist and important gay activist in Manchester – screens before the feature.
Preview/ The 18:00 preview screening on Thu 9 Jun will be followed by a Q&A with director Todd Stephens.