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Author: Dustin HoffmanRonald HarwoodFinola DwyerStewart MackinnonMaggie SmithAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Drama
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Videos
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dustin Hoffman; Ronald Harwood; Finola Dwyer; Stewart Mackinnon; Maggie Smith; Billy Connolly; Tom Courtenay; Pauline Collins; Michael Gambon; Sheridan Smith; Andrew Sachs; Gwyneth Jones; Dario Marianelli; John De Borman; Barney Pilling; Headline Pictures.; Weinstein Company.; Yucaipa Films.; BBC Films.; DCM Productions.; Decca Record Company.; HanWay (Firm); Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 832728908
Language Note: English and dubbed French soundtracks with optional Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Based on the play by Ronald Harwood.
Special features: feature commentary with director Dustin Hoffman ; behind-the-scenes featurettes : The director, The story, The music, The salsa, The dance, The stairlift.
Credits: Director of photography, John De Borman ; editor, Barney Pilling ; music by Dario Marianelli.
Cast: Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon, Sheridan Smith, Andrew Sachs, Dame Gwyneth Jones.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and suggestive humor.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16x9) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1.
Other Titles: Quartet (Motion picture : 2012)
Responsibility: the Weinstein Company/Yucaipa Films present ; BBC Films & DCM Productions present ; in association with Decca and Hanway Films ; Headline Pictures ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood ; produced by Finola Dwyer & Stewart Mackinnon ; directed by Dustin Hoffman.

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The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard.

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