Udo Kier is certainly one of cinema’s best cult heroes. The German actor has been working steadily for nearly sixty years, having turn out to be an actor after being found by likelihood whereas dwelling in London as a younger man. Since then, he is constructed one of the vital eclectic filmographies round, showing in over 200 movies which have seen him work with a number of the best administrators round. Just about all these appearances, although, have been cameos, which is why it is nice to see Kier lastly get his main man due, on the age of 77, in Todd Stephens’ poignant and humorous Swan Track (in cinemas now), wherein Kier performs Pat Pitsenbarger, a homosexual man who rediscovers his spark in the direction of the tip of his life. Kier was nominated for Finest Actor on the Impartial Spirit Awards for the function, and he assaults it with brio.
As he does the interview course of, as Chris Hewitt discovered when he sat down over Zoom with Kier to debate Swan Track and extra, and could not get a phrase in. Not that we’re complaining – Udo has anecdotes to spare, and on this interview we’re delighted to convey you only a few. Take pleasure in.
Take heed to the episode on the pod app of your alternative – or through the PlanetRadio participant above.