Quartet

Project details

Production Company: BBC Films
Producer: Finola Dwyer, Stewart Mackinnon
Director: Dustin Hoffman
Writer: Ronald Harwood
DoP: John de Borman
Gaffer: Reuben Garrett
Cast: Tom Courtenay, Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins

Project info

Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut film about four ageing opera singers is based on Ronald Harwood’s stage play of the same name. It features a stellar cast including Tom Courtenay, Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins and Michael Gambon.

Quartet is a delightful comedy drama about friends who are residents at a home for retired opera singers. Their annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of a diva and the former wife of one of the residents. Their plans for this year’s concert soon start to unravel. Panalux are proud to have worked with DoP John de Borman and Gaffer Reuben Garrett on this project.

Quartet can be seen in UK cinemas from 4th January 2013 and you can watch the trailer above.

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