La Cage Aux Folles (1979) features two gay men living in St. Tropez, who have their lives turned upside down when the son of one of the men announces he is getting married. They try concealing their lifestyle and their ownership of the transvestite club downstairs when the fiancée and her parents come for dinner.
Jean Poiret (play)
Francis Veber (screenplay) ...
Ugo Tognazzi-... -Renato Baldi
Michel Serrault-... -Albin Mougeotte / 'Zaza Napoli'
Claire Maurier-... -Simone Deblon
Rémi Laurent-... -Laurent Baldi
Carmen Scarpitta-... -Louise Charrier
Benny Luke-... -Jacob
Luisa Maneri-... -Andrea Charrier
Michel Galabru-... -Simon Charrier
Venantino Venantini-... -Le chauffeur de Charrier
Carlo Reali-... -The bouncer
Guido Cerniglia-... -The doctor
Vinicio Dimanti--(as Vinicio Diamanti)
Liana Del Balzo-... -Mme Charrier
- It ran for well over a year at the Paris Theater, an art house in New York City, as well as theatres throughout the country, in both urban and rural areas.