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3.3
249 Ratings

La cage aux folles

Directed by Édouard Molinaro
Italy, 1978
Comedy, Gay & Lesbian

Synopsis

A breakout art-house smash, Edouard Molinaro’s La Cage aux Folles inspired a major Broadway musical and a blockbuster remake. But with its hilarious performances and ahead-of-its-time social message, there’s nothing like the audacious, dazzling original movie.

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La cage aux folles Directed by Édouard Molinaro

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1980 | 3 nominations including: Best Director

National Board of Review

1979 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Language Film

César Awards

1979 | Winner: Best Actor

Golden Globes (USA)

1980 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

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