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1,005 Ratings

The Birdcage

Directed by Mike Nichols
United States, 1996


A gay cabaret owner and his drag queen companion agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancé’s right-wing moralistic parents.

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The Birdcage Directed by Mike Nichols

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1997 | Nominee: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration

Writers Guild of America

1997 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published (Screen)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

1997 | Winner: Outstanding Performance by a Cast

1997 | 2 nominations including: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role

Golden Globes (USA)

1997 | 2 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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