• Film

La Cage aux Folles


Time Out says

Barefoot black butler can't decide whether he's a Pearl Bailey or Paul Robeson. Father of the family has a teenage son by a heterosexual fling, and 'mother' is a drag star. Between them they make John Inman look like Richard Harris. But the son wants to marry the daughter of a morality campaigner, and the in-laws must meet... High camp and farce are acquired tastes, but even those who usually resist should find amusement in the last act's mounting hysteria. Although theatrical, it remains very funny, and uses the overt stereotyping with great sympathy.

Release Details

  • Duration:91 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Edouard Molinaro
  • Screenwriter:Francis Veber, Edouard Molinaro, Marcello Danon, Jean Poiret
  • Cast:
    • Michel Serrault
    • Ugo Tognazzi
    • Michel Galabru
    • Claire Maurier
    • Rémi Laurent
    • Benny Luke
    • Carmen Scarpitta
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