Swan Song (2021)

Swan Song (2021)

Swan Song (2021)

Udo Kier (Downsizing) plays a retired small-town hairdresser who embarks on a long walk to grant his former client's dying wish—to style her final hairdo.

2021Rating: M, Sexual references and coarse language104 minsUSA
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Swan Song (2021) | Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

What's most notable about Todd Stephens' heartfelt salute... is that the campiness of its outrageous plot becomes secondary to the soulful poignancy.

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Variety

Variety

There’s a heart-on-his-sleeve sincerity to (Kier's) performance that’s better than the material merits...

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The disconnect between the struggles of different generations of gay men is one of Swan Song's most joyful through lines.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Kier is unfailingly captivating in the film, which makes it all the more bothersome that the film itself doesn't match him.

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Film Threat

Film Threat

I highly recommend seeing this film. It has layers.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

I absolutely loved the character, but disliked how his story was ultimately told. Your mileage may vary.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

The cult actor gets a rare spotlight role as a hairdresser revisiting the ghosts of his past — if only the film would rise to his level...

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Udo Kier dazzles discreetly in (this) divine dramedy...

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