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The Birdcage | Film Club – LGBTI Film Series

Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1
Fee: Volný

About the Event

The Birdcage is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Mike Nichols and starring Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane and Dianne Wiest. It is a remake of the 1978 Franco-Italian film, La Cage aux Folles.

Armand Goldman (Robin Williams) owns a popular drag nightclub in South Miami Beach. His long-time lover, Albert (Nathan Lane), stars there as Starina. “Their” son Val comes home to announce his engagement to Barbara Keeley, daughter of Kevin Keeley, U.S. Senator, and co-founder of the Committee for Moral Order. The Senator and family descend upon South Beach to meet Val, his father and “mother.” What ensues is comic chaos…

In English, with English subtitles, 119 mins.

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