DIRECTOR: MIKE NICHOLS
CAST: ROBIN WILLIAMS, NATHAN LANE, HANK AZARIA, GENE HACKMAN, DIANNE WIEST
SCREENPLAY - ELAINE MAY
Remaking the 1978 Franco-Italian farce La Cage aux Folles with Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, and a screenplay by his old partner Elaine May, Mike Nichols produced an enormous commercial success that proved irresistible to many who had never thought to see a film with gay protagonists. Going through the bedroom pretense paces at double-time to put on a show of breeder normality for conservative stodge Gene Hackman, Williams and Lane have never been more outrageously funny.