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The Birdcage (1996)

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A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.
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June 23, 2021
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'The Birdcage' is a Fun Film to Watch for Pride Month

It’s Pride Month, so I want to talk about one of my favorite comedies: The Birdcage. A remake of the Franco-Italian film, La Cage aux Folles, The Birdcage is about a gay cabaret owner and his husband who have to pretend to be straight for one night. Armand Goldman (Robin Williams) and Albert Goldman (Nathan Lane) run a drag club in South Beach, Florida called the Birdcage. They also live in an apartment above the club, so it’s always loud and vibrant. When their son, Val Goldman (Dan Futterman
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A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé's conservative moralistic parents.

Rating:R
Genre:Comedy
Directed By:Mike Nichols
Written By:Elaine May
In Theaters:3/8/1996
Box Office:$185,260,553
Runtime:117 minutes
Studio:United Artists

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