Friday Movie Matinee: "The Birdcage"

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Darien Library presents a new monthly program: Friday Movie Matinee!

This week we are showing “The Birdcage”.

“In this remake of the classic French farce "La Cage aux Folles," engaged couple Val Goldman (Dan Futterman) and Barbara Keeley (Calista Flockhart) shakily introduce their future in-laws. Val's father, Armand (Robin Williams), a gay Miami drag club owner, pretends to be straight and attempts to hide his relationship with Albert (Nathan Lane), his life partner and the club's flamboyant star attraction, so as to please Barbara's father, controversial Republican Sen. Kevin Keeley (Gene Hackman)."  —Rotten Tomatoes

Director: Mike Nichols

Year: 1996

Starring: Robin Williams as Armand Goldmam, Gene Hackman as Senator Kevin Keeley, Nathan Lane as Albert Goldman, Dianne Wiest as Louise Keeley, Dan Futterman as Val Goldman, Calista Flockhart as Barbara Keeley, and Hank Azaria as Agador Spartacus. 

This movie is one hour and 57 minutes and is rated R (for language).

Watch the official trailer.


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