The movie, which premieres today at SXSW, is the the fifth movie from filmmaker Todd Stephens, writer of Edge of Seventeen and director of cult titles Gypsy 83 and Another Gay Movie.
Magnolia Pictures is planning to release the film later this year. Linda Evans and Michael Urie also star. Magnolia is also handling foreign sales.
Swan Song follows retired hairdresser and local bar performer icon Mister Pat Pitsenbarger (Kier) who has given up on life from the confines of his small-town Sandusky, Ohio nursing home. But when Pat gets word that a former client’s dying wish was for him to style her final hairdo, he sets out on an epic journey across Sandusky to confront the ghosts of his past – and collect the beauty supplies necessary for the job.