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Quartet
- Maggie Smith

Overview - An opera company filled with retired performers reunite once a year to stage a fund-raiser for their theater in Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut. Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, and Billy Connolly star.  Read more...

 
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Overview

An opera company filled with retired performers reunite once a year to stage a fund-raiser for their theater in Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut. Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, and Billy Connolly star.

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  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 99
  • Color Format: (unknown/unconverted)
  • UPC: 013132603551
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA)
  • Release Date: February 2015

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Reviews:
"[A] delightful ensemble piece that hums along nicely..." - 12/04/2012 Los Angeles Times


"[I]ts poignancy feeling honestly and legitimately generated....Pauline Collins is especially effective..." - 12/06/2012 Total Film


"It's a privilege to watch peerless actors at the peak of their powers....Mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance, and the end credits are not to be missed..." - 01/11/2013 Wall Street Journal


3 stars out of 4 -- "Hoffman uses all he's learned as a virtuoso actor to shape a film of flesh-and-blood characters, flushed with humor and tenderness." - 01/10/2013 Rolling Stone


"Hoffman's slow pace and concentration on the performances pay comic and dramatic dividends." - 01/01/2013 Sight and Sound


"Dustin Hoffman, a 75-year-old first-time feature director better known as a great old acting pro, conducts at a pleasant tempo." -- Grade: B - 01/18/2013 Entertainment Weekly


"Here is a sentimental, sweet entertainment full of legendary British stage, movie and opera stars." - 01/02/2013 Chicago Sun-Times


"[A]nchored by superb performances, particularly that of the estimable Maggie Smith....Hoffman directs with elegance, allowing the denizens to be dignified, as well as adorable..." - 01/24/2013 USA Today


3 stars out of 4 -- "QUARTET is a subtle, sure-footed delight -- made all the more enjoyable by the fact that it was directed by a 75-year-old first-timer named Dustin Hoffman..." - 01/25/2013 Washington Post

 
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