The Resource The birdcage, United Artists Pictures presents ; a Mike Nichols film ; screenplay by Elaine May ; produced and directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)

The birdcage, United Artists Pictures presents ; a Mike Nichols film ; screenplay by Elaine May ; produced and directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The birdcage
Title
The birdcage
Statement of responsibility
United Artists Pictures presents ; a Mike Nichols film ; screenplay by Elaine May ; produced and directed by Mike Nichols
Title variation
Bird cage
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down
Cataloging source
SDL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Choreography by Vincent Paterson ; costumes designed by Ann Roth ; edited by Arthur Schmidt ; production designer, Bo Welch ; director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki
Date time place
Originially released as a motion picture in 1996
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English, French or Spanish language tracks; French and Spanish subtitles; English SDH; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, Dianne Wiest, Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski, Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Tom McGowan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1951-2014
  • 1956-
  • 1964-
  • 1967-
  • 1964-
  • 1959-
  • 1931-
  • 1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nichols, Mike
  • May, Elaine
  • Williams, Robin
  • Hackman, Gene
  • Lane, Nathan
  • Wiest, Dianne
  • Azaria, Hank
  • Baranski, Christine
  • Futterman, Dan
  • Flockhart, Calista
  • McGowan, Tom
  • Taylor, Juliet
  • Lewis, Ellen
  • Paterson, Vincent
  • Roth, Ann
  • Schmidt, Arthur
  • Welch, Bo
  • Lubezki, Emmanuel
  • Poiret, Jean
  • Veber, Francis
  • United Artists (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay couples
  • Fathers and sons
  • Families
  • Love
  • Poiret, Jean
Technique
live action
Label
The birdcage, United Artists Pictures presents ; a Mike Nichols film ; screenplay by Elaine May ; produced and directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stage play "La Cage Aux Folles" by Jean Poiret and the script written by Francis Veber ... [et al.]
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616603395
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • M130367
  • 0906033
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen and fullscreen presentations, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Surround, NTSC 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The birdcage, United Artists Pictures presents ; a Mike Nichols film ; screenplay by Elaine May ; produced and directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the stage play "La Cage Aux Folles" by Jean Poiret and the script written by Francis Veber ... [et al.]
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616603395
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • M130367
  • 0906033
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen and fullscreen presentations, Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Surround, NTSC 1
Video recording format
DVD

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