INVI-me, LLC, a niche merchandise store based in Boynton Beach, Florida, announces its new Birdcage-inspired dinnerware. The collection is influenced by the cult-classic movie, The Birdcage, starring Nathan Lane, Robin Williams and Gene Hackman.
More details and clips of the movie and scene can be found at https://www.invi-me.com/collections/birdcage-inspired-dinnerware
The newly announced collection uses a similar dinnerware design shown in the movie, with Greek Boys frolicking around and “leap frogging”. The dinnerware set is meant to start conversations, shock guests, and pull a few laughs in the process.
Birdcage is a musical comedy that tells the story of Val Goldman, or is it Coleman, who was raised by his loving openly homosexual parents who own a gay nightclub. Val tells his parents that he wants to marry Barbara, who belongs to an extremely conservative political family – with her father even being the co-founder of the “Coalition for Moral Order” which strongly opposes same-sex partnerships.
In a futile attempt to hide who they are, Val’s parents decide to “act straight” in an arranged dinner with Barbara’s parents. Albert, who is a flamboyantly effeminate man and partner of Val’s biological father Armand, decides to act as Val’s mother.
During the dinner, their manservant, Agador, mistakenly sets the table with dinnerware that showed naked men in all sorts of activities. What happens next is one of the more iconic scenes of the movie. Before Barbara’s father could put on his glasses, Albert pours soup over everyone’s bowls, hastily asking everyone to eat.
The feel-good movie was released in 1996 to great acclaim. Despite its controversial topic for the time, Birdcage was embraced by society as a reminder that families come in all shapes and orientations. The movie also gave the message that children raised by same-sex parents can grow up to be happy and healthy.
INVI was founded by Ken Dickison who believes in producing novel merchandise, especially those inspired by cult classics. With his Birdcage collection, Dickison hopes to share the laughter that will come from such flamboyant pieces.
The company ships nationally and hand makes each set from 100% source USA materials and labor!
Interested parties can find more information at https://www.invi-me.com/collections/birdcage-inspired-dinnerware
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