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La cage aux folles II (1980)

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Sequel to La Cage aux folles has homosexual nightclub owner Renato and his transvesitite companion/lover Albin becoming involved with the local cops and foreign spies when Albin unwittingly... See full summary »

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Broca
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Paola Borboni ...
Mrs. Baldi
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Giovanni Vettorazzo ...
Milan
Glauco Onorato ...
Luigi
Roberto Bisacco ...
Ralph
Gianrico Tondinelli ...
Walter
Giorgio Cerioni ...
Gunther
Nazzareno Natale ...
Demis
Antonio Francioni ...
Michaux
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Hans
Mark Bodin ...
Caramel
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Sequel to La Cage aux folles has homosexual nightclub owner Renato and his transvesitite companion/lover Albin becoming involved with the local cops and foreign spies when Albin unwittingly gets his hands on a role of stolen microfilm. The gay couple then hide out in Renato's native Italy, but find little peace there with their frequent bickering among themselves. Written by Anonymous

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15 February 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Gaiola das Malucas nº 2  »

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A real "riot"!
13 August 2011 | by (Tyler, Texas, United States) – See all my reviews

When this film was released on VHS worldwide, the voices had been dubbed in English; since then, I've only found subtitled in English versions. That said, the dubbed version, for those of us not fluent in French, was absolutely excellent--hats off to the producers of such an entertaining film. We find our "heroes" all embroiled in all kinds of shenanigans, but mainly: they're in trouble with the Mob. Terrifically funny and clever, it backs off the social statement that La Cage I went to great pains to present. Cage II seems to have set social significance aside, for the most part, and then panders to the "funny bone" to get laughs, albeit good ones. Both I and II were (are) trailblazers in the gay movement around the world (well, perhaps not so much in Uganda, Nigeria, or Kenya or in some Mid-Eastern countries, alas). Cage III is something else.


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