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La Cage aux Folles II (1981)





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Renato (Ugo Tognazzi) and Albin (Michel Serrault), the internationally popular homosexual couple from La Cage Aux Folles, return in this sequel directed by Edouard Molinaro. In this go-round, Renato and Albin find themselves innocent victims of an espionage ring and become involved with killers when several corpses begin to turn up. They are sought for some missing microfilm and through a series of convoluted circumstances are forced to flee, hiding out with Renato's family on their farm. Once there, Albin becomes an object of lust for a group of lonely farmhands. Benny Luke and Michel Galabru also reprise their roles from the first film.
R (adult situations)
Art House & International , Comedy
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MGM Pictures, Inc.

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Ugo Tognazzi
as Renato
Mark Bodin
as Caramel
Gianni Frisoni
as Barman at Cabaret
Benny Luke
as Jacob
Philippe Cronenberver
as Waiter/Negresco
Francis Missana
as Handsome Young Man
Marie-Claude Douquet
as Pretty Girl
Ricardo Berlingeri
as Desk Clerk-Hotel de Lys
Piero Morgia
as Killer in Hotel
Michel Galabru
as Simon Charrier
Pierre Desmet
as Proprietor Le Roi du Bleu
Tom Felleghy
as Andrew Manderstam
Danilo Recanatesi
as Dr. Boquillon
Renato Basso
as Rouget
Roberto Caporali
as Terrorist Accomplice
Paola Borboni
as Signora Baldi
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Critic Reviews for La Cage aux Folles II

All Critics (4)

O roteiro preguiçoso jamais consegue explorar com inteligência as próprias situações que cria.

August 29, 2007
Cinema em Cena

Les Cages Aux Folles II is a barrel of laughs.

Full Review… | January 31, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

Audience Reviews for La Cage aux Folles II


This likable but over-silly sequel involves the first film's camp duo, Ugo Tognazzi and Michel Serrault, in a rather desperate spy adventure when secret police and foreign agents try to find a microfilm the couple are inadvertently carrying around. Serrault's squealing performance as the suffering artiste dredges up a few laughs, particularly towards the end when he first disguises himself as a woman, and then has to pretend to be a woman disguising herself as a man. For the most part, though, this is tiresome stuff, jerking around all over the place thanks to its wildly uneven tone. Still, it's an improvement on the shrill original.

Cassandra Maples
Cassandra Maples

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December 24, 2005. We accidentally rented this a couple days ago. Wanted to see the original. We did see the original today (see review) You do not need to see the original to see this one as the story line is completely different and independent of the original movie. It's one of those "at the wrong place at the wrong time" plots. It's fun. Don't expect great cinema. I enjoyed the silliness of the movie.

Ken Matsuyama
Ken Matsuyama

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