December 7, 2012 (LA)
January 11, 2013 (NY)
Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and suggestive humor
"Quartet" tells the story of Reggie (Courtenay), Wilf (Connolly) and Cissy (Collins) who reside in Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Each year they stage a concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday, which also raises funds for the home. Reggie's ex-wife Jean (Smith) arrives at the home and creates tension, playing the diva part but refusing to sing in the concert....
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has been remade, but the aliens have been replaced with opera music. Quartet
is a movie about a retirement home for aging musicians, where four old fogies of varying physical and mental capabilities reunite for one final performance. Funny if ultimately insignificant, Quartet
is a worthy directorial debut for Dustin Hoffman. Full movie review »