Mahershala Ali’s genre film reveals first trailer
The phrase “swan song” is an old metaphorical saying that represents a person’s last gesture, last words, or last effort before dying. It’s also the title of a new Apple Original Film coming up with a two-time Oscar winner. Mahershala Ali (Green book) in the lead role – or should we say roles, thanks to the first trailer for the film coming out today?
From the trailer for Swan song, one can understand why the metaphorical phrase corresponds to the premise of the film. Ali plays Cameron, a father and husband facing an extremely difficult decision as he also faces the inevitability of his death. His doctor offers a possible solution that would save his family from mourning his death: Create another identical version of him, who has the same memories, to replace him.
It’s possible to see how this translates into a deep identity and existential internal conflict among the two estranged Cameron. The trailer shows them arguing emotionally, one shouting in the other’s face, “You are not me!
This thought-provoking original drama with a sci-fi twist, which makes us wonder how much we would be willing to give up for the happiness of those we love, is written and directed by the Oscar winner. Benjamin Claire (Stutterer). Other cast members alongside Ali include the Oscar nominee Glenn Close, Oscar nominee Naomie harris, winner of the Golden Globe Awkwafina, and nominated for the Golden Globes Adam Beach. The film is produced by Adam shulman and Jacob Perlin Anonymous Content, and Jonathan King by Concordia Studio. It also marks Ali’s debut as a producer.
Swan song will have a simultaneous premiere in theaters and on Apple TV + on December 17. Watch the trailer below:
The film also stars Glenn Close, Naomie Harris, Awkwafina and Adam Beach.
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