Item Details

The Birdcage [videorecording]

Icarus Production ; United Artists Pictures ; directed and produced by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Elaine May
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down.
Director
Mike Nichols
Performers
Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest, Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
119 min.
Language
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
In English, French or Spanish with English, French or Spanish subtitles
Rating
Rated R
Notes
  • Based on the stage play La cage aux folles by Jean Poiret and the motion picture La cage aux folles, directed by Francis Veber.
  • Widescreen and standard versions.
Variant Title
Bird cage
ISBN
0792833198
Credits
Director/producer, Mike Nichols ; executive producers, Neil Machlis, Marcello Danon ; screenplay, Elaine May ; director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; music, Jonathan Tunick.
Published
Santa Monica, CA : MGM/UA Home Video, c1998.
Publisher no.
906033 DVD Video
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews:
Description
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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