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

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

Label
The birdcage
Title
The birdcage
Statement of responsibility
United Artists Pictures presents a Mike Nichols film ; screenplay by Elaine May ; directed and produced 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
BKL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers, Neil Machlis, Marcello Danon ; associate producer, Michele Imperato ; director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R for language
Language note
In English or dubbed French or Spanish with English, French and Spanish subtitles and captions ; closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B5457 1998
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest, Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-2014
  • 1932-
  • 1956-
  • 1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Robin
  • Nichols, Mike
  • May, Elaine
  • Lane, Nathan
  • Hackman, Gene
  • Wiest, Dianne
  • Poiret, Jean
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay couples
  • Fathers and sons
  • Children of gay parents
  • Families
  • Love
  • Gay men
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The birdcage, United Artists Pictures presents a Mike Nichols film ; screenplay by Elaine May ; directed and produced by Mike Nichols, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released in 1996 as motion picture
  • Based on the stage play La cage aux folles by Jean Poiret and the motion picture La cage aux folles, directed by Francis Veber
  • Special features included
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm49291432
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780792833192
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.4361 BIRDCAGE ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [B15MD071, #3, 6@14.99, ES/ DDG]
Other control number
027616603395
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
906033
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49291432
System details
DVD format; NTSC; Dolby stereo.; widescreen (1.85:1, 16x9) and standard version on double-sided disc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The birdcage, United Artists Pictures presents a Mike Nichols film ; screenplay by Elaine May ; directed and produced by Mike Nichols, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released in 1996 as motion picture
  • Based on the stage play La cage aux folles by Jean Poiret and the motion picture La cage aux folles, directed by Francis Veber
  • Special features included
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm49291432
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Isbn
9780792833192
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
COMEDY 791.4361 BIRDCAGE ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [B15MD071, #3, 6@14.99, ES/ DDG]
Other control number
027616603395
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
906033
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49291432
System details
DVD format; NTSC; Dolby stereo.; widescreen (1.85:1, 16x9) and standard version on double-sided disc
Video recording format
DVD

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