Nerdophiles had the pleasure of chatting with the delightful Lee Shorten about his new Apple TV+ film, Swan Song!
Written and directed by Benjamin Cleary, it is the story of “Cameron” (Mahershala Ali) who is secretly battling a medical condition. When presented with an experimental medical treatment, Cameron must decide just how far he is willing to go for himself and his family. Shorten plays “Rafa,” who provides quiet strength and sometimes companionship to Cameron on this unexpected journey.
In our interview, watch star Lee Shorten discuss Rafa, working onscreen with the talented cast, what’s next for his career, and so much more!
Set in the near future, “Swan Song” is a powerful, emotional journey told through the eyes of Cameron (Mahershala Ali), a loving husband and father who is expecting his second child with his wife Poppy (Naomie Harris). When Cameron is diagnosed with a terminal illness, he is presented with an alternative solution by his doctor (Glenn Close) to shield his family from grief. As Cameron grapples with whether or not to alter his family’s fate, he learns more about life and love than he ever imagined. Written and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Benjamin Cleary, “Swan Song” explores how far we will go, and how much we’re willing to sacrifice, to make a happier life for the people we love.
Watch Swan Song on Apple TV+ now!