The Birdcage, 1996
visit the film locations
Miami: Flights: Miami International Airport
The Carlyle, 1250 Ocean Drive at 13th Street (tel: 305.531.3238)
The French original, La Cage Aux Folles, was set in the glitzy resort of St Tropez on the French Riviera
The Birdcage location: The ‘Birdcage Club’: The Carlyle, Miami Beach
This Hollywood remake of the Seventies French farce La Cage Aux Folles uses the plot as a blunt instrument to clobber the hypocritical mores of the supposed Moral Majority.
The ‘Birdcage Club’ itself is actually the splendid Carlyle, a condominium hotel, 1250 Ocean Drive at 13th Street.