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La Cage aux Folles II (1980)

La cage aux folles II (original title)
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Nightclub owner Renato and his transvestite companion/lover Albin becoming involved with the local cops and foreign spies when Albin unwittingly gets his hands on a roll of stolen microfilm... See full summary »

Director:

Édouard Molinaro

Writers:

Jean Poiret (characters), Jean Poiret (story) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Serrault ... Albin Mougeotte / 'Zaza Napoli'
Ugo Tognazzi ... Renato Baldi
Marcel Bozzuffi ... Broca
Michel Galabru ... Simon Charrier
Paola Borboni Paola Borboni ... Mrs. Baldi
Benny Luke ... Jacob
Giovanni Vettorazzo Giovanni Vettorazzo ... Milan
Glauco Onorato Glauco Onorato ... Luigi
Roberto Bisacco ... Ralph
Gianrico Tondinelli Gianrico Tondinelli ... Walter
Giorgio Cerioni Giorgio Cerioni ... Gunther
Nazzareno Natale Nazzareno Natale ... Demis
Antonio Francioni Antonio Francioni ... Michaux
Stelio Candelli Stelio Candelli ... Hans
Mark Bodin Mark Bodin ... Caramel
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Storyline

Nightclub owner Renato and his transvestite companion/lover Albin becoming involved with the local cops and foreign spies when Albin unwittingly gets his hands on a roll 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.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 February 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La Cage aux Folles II See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$6,950,125

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,989,331
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 75953 delivered on 1 December 1980. See more »

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A real "riot"!
13 August 2011 | by Billyjhobbs-1See 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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