DVD

Birdcage, The

Model: 16354SDO

SKU: 13923 Product ID: 740179

Format ‐ DVD

Genre ‐ Comedy

Rating ‐ M

Consumer Advice ‐ Low level coarse language

Release Date ‐ 01/07/04

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Description

    Armand Goldman owns a popular drag nightclub in South Miami Beach. His long-time lover Albert stars there as Starina. "Their" son Val (actually Armand's by his one heterosexual fling, twenty years before) comes home to announce his engagement to Barbara Keely, daughter of Kevin Keely, US Senator, and vice president of the Committee for Moral Order. The Senator and family descend upon South Beach to meet Val and his father and "mother..." and what ensues is comic chaos.

Details

    Director - Mike Nichols

    Actors - Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest

    Film Genre - Comedy

    Label - 20th Century Fox

    Audio - English (Dolby Digital 5.0)

    Subtitles - English/French/Spanish/Dutch/English Captions/Finnish/German/German Captions/Norwegian/Portuguese/Swedish

    Running Time - 119

    Aspect ratio - 1.78:1

    Region Coding - 2,4

    TV Standard - PAL

    Rating - M

    Consumer Advice - Low level coarse language

    Year of Release - 1996

    Primary Format - Movies/TV - DVD

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent adaptation of "La Cage Aux Folles"... Mike Nichols (The Graduate) has done an exemplary task bringing the classic French comedy "La Cage Aux Folles" to the USA. Starring Robin Williams (Dead Poets Society), Gene Hackman (Enemy of the State), Nathan Lane, Dianne Weist (The Mule) and a young Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal), this tale of a gay couple (played excessively well by Williams and Lane) who must 'pretend' to be straight in the presence of their son's parents in law works well in this American remake and is one of the better remakes of original French films. Hilarious yet deadpan, "The Birdcage" is a hoot! Even if you know the story, you will laugh all over again.
Date published: 2019-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from CLASSIC!! Absolutely love this movie!! What a fantastic cast!! Proud to have this one in my collection!!
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A fun story This film has a very happy theme, Robyn Williams and other cast members are excellent, makes me happy to see shows like this.
Date published: 2019-03-23
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