La cage dorée
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 ...!
Before watching La cage dorée, you have to clean your mind of all the rules that rule this world! You can enjoy it later. Most movies, even the greatest ones, evaporate like mist once you've returned to the real world; they leave memories behind, but their reality fades free quickly. But not with this one :). Very entertaining movie, probably the most popular movie from Ruben Alves. The world of the film reminds us very much and we can identify with each other. The director of La cage dorée is a very... Show more
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