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Directed by Mike Nichols
117 min | 1996 | USA | Rated R
Cast: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, & Gene Hackman
*Please note that due to the screening venue patrons must be 21 years old or older.
Armand Goldman owns a popular drag nightclub in South Miami Beach. His long-time lover, Albert, stars there as Starina. “Their” son Val (actually Armand’s by his one heterosexual fling, twenty years before) comes home to announce his engagement to Barbara Keeley, daughter of Kevin Keeley, US Senator, and co-founder of the Committee for Moral Order. The Senator and family descend upon South Beach to meet Val, his father and “mother.” What ensues is comic chaos.
Nominated: Best Motion Picture–1997 Golden Globe Awards
Presented as part of our Damn These Heels Film Festival year-round free programming.