La Cage Aux Folles

Starring: Ugo Tognazzi & Michel Serrault Director: Edouard Molinaro  Rated: R: Restricted
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 37 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1978
  • Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.66
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono - English
    • Dolby Digital Mono - French
    • Dolby Digital Mono - Spanish
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer

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Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 09/20/1996
"...Authentic....Serrault brings a clearly sexual frisson..." -- Rating: B+

Product Description:

The film title is the name of a nightclub run by a pair of homosexuals, one of whom has a son who wants to marry the daughter of a high official. His parents--gay nightclub owner Renato and effeminate transvestite Zaza--must meet his pompous and conservative in-laws. For the sake of their son, the gay couple decide not only to act straight, but to pose as husband and wife! On the night of the party however, insanity reigns when "mom" and "dad" fail to adhere to the "straight" and narrow. This French art house smash was remade in the U.S. as THE BIRDCAGE. Academy Award Nominations: Best Director, Best (Adapted) Screenplay, Best Costume Design.

Plot Synopsis:

A young man is about to get married, which means that his "parents" -- gay nightclub owner Renato and effeminate transvestite Zaza -- must meet his pompous and conservative in-laws. For the sake of their son, the gay couple decide not only to act straight, but to pose as husband and wife! On the night of the party however, insanity reigns when "mom" and "dad" fail to adhere to the "straight" and narrow.

Plot Keywords:

Deception | Family Interaction | Gay / Lesbian | Switching Roles | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical Release: May 13, 1979.

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  • Sales Rank: 99,470
  • UPC: 027616864475
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26/lbs (approx)
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