Quartet

Synopsis: Cecily, Reggie, and Wilfred are in a home for retired musicians. Every year, on October 10, there is a concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday and they take part. Jean, who used to be married to Reggie, arrives at the home and disrupts their equilibrium. She still acts like a diva, but she refuses to sing. Still, the show must go on... and it does.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Dustin Hoffman
Production: The Weinstein Co.
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.8
Metacritic:
64
Rotten Tomatoes:
80%
PG-13
Year:
2012
94 min
$18,000,000
Website
314 Views


- What's today?

Tadek setting off

to fetch the new arrival.

- There's to be a new arrival?

- Cissy, we've talked about it for days.

- You too.

- Really?

- Yeah.

- Who is it?

- They'd only send the van for a star.

- Mm-hm.

When I came,

I had to pay for me own taxi.

They sent a private car

with a chauffeur for me.

This is a replacement

for Leonard Timms.

He was a real dear friend of mine.

I'm really gonna miss him terribly.

He was a genius, you know.

He could fart at will.

Yeah, Wilf, we're having breakfast.

- I'm not kidding.

- But don't let that stop you.

I swear it's true.

I saw it with my own eyes.

He got down on all fours

and went into a meditative state.

And when he was ready, he could exhale

and inhale through his anal canal.

- I suppose that's the stroke talking.

- I suppose it must be.

Hey, Cissy, do you think I could replace

Nobby for a quick one in the long grass?

You have the nicest tits

I've ever seen in my life.

Thank you.

Reg, you've got to try this jam.

It is unbelievable.

It's like eating Christmas.

Be careful with that one.

It's fragile.

I come back for the trunk. And for you.

I... I... I apologise.

Please be kind.

We were different people then.

Be kind. Be kind.

I can't do this. I can't. Stop. Stop.

- You say to me something?

- What did you say?

- Why are we stopping?

- We are not.

- We're on the way.

- Right.

- Should I call Dr Cogan?

- No. No, thank you.

These hydrangeas are beautiful.

Do you like them, Marta?

Yes, I do, but I would never

put on my table.

Well, well, well, this is new.

I've never seen you

arranging flowers before, Dr Cogan.

Really, Wilf? Haven't you noticed we've

cut down on staff in the past months?

And is this for the new arrival? Is it?

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Ronald Harwood

Sir Ronald Harwood, CBE, FRSL (born Ronald Horwitz; 9 November 1934) is an author, playwright and screenwriter. He is most noted for his plays for the British stage as well as the screenplays for The Dresser (for which he was nominated for an Oscar) and The Pianist, for which he won the 2003 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He was nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007). more…

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