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La Cage aux Folles ()

La cage aux folles (original title)
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Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership... See more »

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Renato Baldi
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Albin Mougeotte dit Zaza Napoli
Claire Maurier ...
Simone Deblon
Rémi Laurent ...
Laurent Baldi
Carmen Scarpitta ...
Louise Charrier
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Jacob
Luisa Maneri ...
Andréa Charrier
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Simon Charrier
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Le chauffeur de Charrier
Carlo Reali ...
Le videur
Guido Cerniglia ...
Le médecin
Angelo Pellegrino ...
Un assistant de la boîte de nuit
Nicola D'Eramo
Vinicio Diamanti
Liana Del Balzo ...
Mme Charrier
Piero Mazzinghi ...
A journalist
Walter Lucchini
Bruno Squeglia ...
(as Bruno Sgueglia)
Margherita Horowitz ...
La secrétaire de Madame Deblon
Antonio Maimone
Antonio Maronese
Edmondo Tieghi
Peter Boom ...
Un serveur au restaurant
Cesare Nizzica
Giancarlo Pellegrini ...
Un assistant de la boîte de nuit
Mariano Brancaccio
Renato De Montis
Vittorio Podini
Giuseppe Di Bella
Paolo Di Bella ...
(as F. Paolo Di Bella)
Alberto Ambrosio
Rolando Quaranta
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacques Balutin ...
(voice)
Jacques Ferrière ...
(voice)
Martine Messager ...
(voice)
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Renato Baldi (voice)
Maxime Cambe ...
Un danseur de la boîte de nuit (uncredited)
Mimmo Poli ...
Le barman (uncredited)

Directed by

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Édouard Molinaro

Written by

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Jean Poiret ... (play "La cage aux folles")
 
Francis Veber ... (screenplay) &
Édouard Molinaro ... (screenplay) &
Marcello Danon ... (screenplay) &
Jean Poiret ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Marcello Danon ... producer
Jean Nachbaur ... co-producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Ennio Morricone

Cinematography by

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Armando Nannuzzi

Film Editing by

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Monique Isnardon
Robert Isnardon

Editorial Department

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Carlo Della Corte ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Alessandra Olsoufieff ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Production Design by

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Mario Garbuglia ... (uncredited)

Set Decoration by

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Carlo Gervasi ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Ambra Danon

Makeup Department

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Franco Corridoni ... makeup artist (as Francesco Corridoni)
Maria Teresa Corridoni ... hair stylist
Pierantonio Mecacci ... makeup artist
Silvana Senzacqua ... hair stylist

Production Management

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Marcello Danon ... general manager
Federico Tocci ... production supervisor
Lucio Trentini ... production director

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Albino Cocco ... assistant director

Art Department

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Tiziana Cassoni ... assistant set designer
Aldo De Bonis ... properties
Ferdinando Giovannoni ... assistant set designer
Armando Scarano ... properties
Vincenzo Visone ... properties
Carlo Gervasi ... set dresser (uncredited)
Emilio Zingarelli ... set constructor (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Mario Dallimonti ... sound
Danilo Moroni ... sound mixer
Corrado Volpicelli ... boom operator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Marco Cristiani ... assistant camera
Nino Cristiani ... camera operator (as Michele Christiani)
Giullio Diamanti ... key grip
Marcello Gabriele ... chief electrician
Claudio Nannuzzi ... assistant camera
Mario Tursi ... still photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Diana Bruni ... seamstress
Carlo Palazzi ... wardrobe: Ugo Tognazzi and Michel Serrault
Angela Silighini ... seamstress
Piero Tosi ... costume designer: Ugo Tognazzi and Michel Serrault

Music Department

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Ennio Morricone ... musical director

Other crew

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Rossella Angeletti ... production secretary
Sonia Duska Barbieri ... naive paintings form her collection
Marcello Danon ... general manager
Francesca De Guida Canori ... press attache
Alberto De Stefani ... cashier
Hélène Sébillotte ... script supervisor
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Two gay men living in St. Tropez have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try to conceal their lifestyle and their ownership of the drag club downstairs when the fiancée and her parents come for dinner. Written by Elisabeth Freeman

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Taglines The comedy that comes out of the closet! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Il vizietto (Italy)
  • The Mad Cage (World-wide, English title)
  • La Cage aux Folles (World-wide, English title)
  • Birds of a Feather (World-wide, English title)
  • La Cage aux Folles (United States)
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Runtime
  • 97 min
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Box Office

Budget FRF7,000,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $21,400,826

Did You Know?

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Trivia When released in 1978, it ranked as the highest-grossing foreign-language film ever in the United States. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Real Life, La Cage Aux Folles, Over The Edge, The Seduction of Joe Tynan, Rich Kids (1979). See more »
Quotes Albin Mougeotte: He's being taken from us, and we won't have any others.
Renato Baldi: Unless there's a miracle.
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