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The Resource The birdcage, an Icarus production ; United Artists Pictures ; directed and produced by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Elaine May, (videorecording)

The birdcage, an Icarus production ; United Artists Pictures ; directed and produced by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Elaine May, (videorecording)

Label
The birdcage
Title
The birdcage
Statement of responsibility
an Icarus production ; United Artists Pictures ; directed and produced by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Elaine May
Title variation
Bird cage
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • 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
MCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producers, Neil Machlis, Marcello Danon ; director of photography, Emmanuel Lubezki ; editor, Arthur Schmidt ; music arranger and adaptor, Jonathan Tunick
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
English, French or Spanish dialogue, English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest, Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-
  • 1926-
  • 1951-2014
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nichols, Mike
  • May, Elaine
  • Poiret, Jean
  • Williams, Robin
  • Lane, Nathan
  • Hackman, Gene
  • Wiest, Dianne
  • Baranski, Christine
  • United Artists Pictures
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Gay couples
  • Fathers and sons
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Film adaptations
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The birdcage, an Icarus production ; United Artists Pictures ; directed and produced by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Elaine May, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the stage play La cage aux folles by Jean Poiret and the motion picture La cage aux folles, directed by Francis Veber
  • Presented in both widescreen (16x9) and standard (pan & scan) versions
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 inches
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 minutes)
Isbn
9780792833192
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
2761660339
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 906033
  • 906033.1.A, 906033.1.B
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm38251432
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC, widescreen or fullscreen, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo surround.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The birdcage, an Icarus production ; United Artists Pictures ; directed and produced by Mike Nichols ; screenplay by Elaine May, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the stage play La cage aux folles by Jean Poiret and the motion picture La cage aux folles, directed by Francis Veber
  • Presented in both widescreen (16x9) and standard (pan & scan) versions
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 inches
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 minutes)
Isbn
9780792833192
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
2761660339
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 906033
  • 906033.1.A, 906033.1.B
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm38251432
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC, widescreen or fullscreen, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo surround.
Video recording format
DVD

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