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The Gilded Cage (2013)

La cage dorée (original title)
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For thirty years now Maria and José Ribeiro have been living on the ground floor of a Haussmannian building in one of the most exclusive districts of Paris. Everybody loves this nice couple... See full summary »

Director:

Ruben Alves

Writers:

Ruben Alves (original idea), Luc-Olivier Veuve (original idea) | 3 more credits »
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8 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rita Blanco ... Maria Ribeiro
Joaquim de Almeida ... José Ribeiro
Roland Giraud ... Francis Caillaux
Chantal Lauby Chantal Lauby ... Solange Caillaux
Barbara Cabrita ... Paula Ribeiro
Lannick Gautry Lannick Gautry ... Charles Caillaux
Maria Vieira Maria Vieira ... Rosa
Jacqueline Corado Jacqueline Corado ... Lourdes
Jean-Pierre Martins ... Carlos
Alex Alves Pereira Alex Alves Pereira ... Pedro Ribeiro
Sergio Da Silva Sergio Da Silva ... Manuel
Nicole Croisille Nicole Croisille ... Madame Reichert - la propriétaire
Bertrand Combe Bertrand Combe ... Monsieur Bertrand
Ludivine de Chasteney Ludivine de Chasteney ... Madame Bertrand (as Ludivine de Chastenet)
Alexandre Ruscher Alexandre Ruscher ... Malo
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For thirty years now Maria and José Ribeiro have been living on the ground floor of a Haussmannian building in one of the most exclusive districts of Paris. Everybody loves this nice couple of Portuguese immigrants, Mario for being a topnotch caretaker, José, a construction site supervisor by trade, for helping to do all kinds of jobs in the house. So, the day Maria and José announce their wish to return to Portugal, everybody is crushed. No, they just can't let them do a thing like that...! Written by Guy Bellinger

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Trivia

Awards: Audience Award and Best Actress Award (Chantal Lauby)at L'Alpe d'Huez Comedy Film Festival 2013. See more »

Crazy Credits

There are several extra short scenes seen during the initial part of the final credits, These scenes show a continuation of the luncheon (mainly). See more »

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Feel good movie
5 September 2013 | by joandasilouSee all my reviews

Without telling the story of the first movie of the film director Ruben Alves, "La cage dorée" is a comedy that deals with relations between immigrants and French; employers and employees, parents and children; neighbors; lovers and close family in a small community in central Paris. The film is a feel good comedy and touches the heart by the beautiful, funny and smart dialogues, the perfect interpretation of French and Portuguese actors, first and second roles, and a discrete and sensitive mise en scene. It is not necessary to be French or Portuguese to be moved by the issues and personal choices of the main characters, just have some feelings.


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Country:

France

Language:

French | Portuguese | English

Release Date:

24 April 2013 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Gaiola Dourada See more »

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Budget:

EUR7,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,025,731
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1.85 : 1
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