Director: Benjamin Cleary
Starring: Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Glenn Close, Awkwafina, Adam Beach
The concept of cloning lays at the heart of Swan Song which features two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali. If you knew your time on Earth was limited, how would you spend your days and how would you protect your family? Those are the struggles Mahershala Ali is facing as Cameron. He’s been diagnosed with a terminal cancer, but he doesn’t want his illness and death to be burden for his family. He’s a doting husband who’s expecting his second child with wife, Poppy. It’s set in the near future at a time when the science behind cloning is reaching human experimentation. There’s a secret facility tucked away in the middle of the woods where Cameron meets with Dr. Jo Scott. She informs him that he could be cloned. There would be a complete and clean swap from one body to the next so his family would never have to know what truly happened to Cameron.
Here’s my review
and check out my interviews with Mahershala Ali and Benjamin Cleary