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Quartet (2012)

  • Rate: 6.6/10 total 667 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Drama
  • Release Date: 26 December 2012 (Australia)
  • Runtime: 98 min
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Quartet (2012)

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  • IMDb page: Quartet (2012)
  • Rate: 6.6/10 total 667 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Drama
  • Release Date: 26 December 2012 (Australia)
  • Runtime: 98 min
  • Filming Location: Hedsor House & Park, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, England, UK
  • Director: Dustin Hoffman
  • Stars: Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly|See full cast and crew
  • Original Music By: Dario Marianelli   
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: One Word Title

Writing Credits By:

  • Ronald Harwood (play)
  • Ronald Harwood (screenplay)

Known Trivia

  • Dustin Hoffman’s first directorial effort since Straight Time.
  • Maggie Smith also starred in another movie named Quartet (1981), however the only similarities between the two movies are the title and Maggie Smith.

Plot: At a home for retired opera singers, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents. Full summary » |  »

Story: Cecily, Reggie, and Wilfred are in a home for retired opera singers. 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.Written by Headline Pictures Ltd.  

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Christian Baute known as associate producer
  • Christoph Daniel known as executive producer
  • Finola Dwyer known as producer
  • Stewart Mackinnon known as producer
  • Nick O'Hagan known as line producer
  • Marc Schmidheiny known as executive producer
  • Dario Suter known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Maggie Smith known as Jean Horton
  • Tom Courtenay known as Reginald Paget
  • Billy Connolly known as Wilf Bond
  • Pauline Collins known as Cissy Robson
  • Michael Gambon known as Cedric Livingston
  • Sheridan Smith known as Dr. Lucy Cogan
  • Andrew Sachs known as Bobby Swanson
  • Gwyneth Jones known as Anne Langley (as Dame Gwyneth Jones)
  • Trevor Peacock known as George
  • David Ryall known as Harry
  • Michael Byrne known as Frank White
  • Ronnie Fox known as Nobby
  • Patricia Loveland known as Letitia Davis
  • Eline Powell known as Angelique
  • Luke Newberry known as Simon
  • Shola Adewusi known as Sheryl
  • Jumayn Hunter known as Joey
  • Aleksandra Duczmal known as Marta
  • Denis Khoroshko known as Tadek
  • Sarah Crowden known as Felicity Liddle
  • Colin Bradbury known as Olly Fisher
  • Patricia Varley known as Octavia
  • Ronnie Hughes known as Tony Rose
  • Jack Honeybone known as Dave Trubeck
  • John Rawnsley known as Nigel
  • Nuala Willis known as Norma McIntyre
  • Melodie Waddingham known as Marion Reed
  • Cynthia Morey known as Lottie Yates
  • John Heley known as Leo Cassell
  • Graeme Scott known as Fred
  • John Georgiadis known as Bill
  • Ita Herbert known as Regina
  • Ania Duczmal known as Eva
  • Cyril Davey known as Flat piano Resident
  • Esme Penry-Davey known as Young Pianist
  • Virginia Bradbury known as Daisy
  • Isla Mathieson known as Young Violinist Isla
  • Iona Mathieson known as Young Violinist Iona
  • Claudia Mellor known as Lady Gaga Girl
  • Penelope Zagoul known as Cleaner
  • Helen Bradbury known as Daisy's Mother
  • Jennifer Spillane known as Waltzing Neurologist
  • Catherine Wilson known as Resident
  • David Christian known as Resident
  • Rashid Karapiet known as Resident
  • Arther 'Arthuro' Nightingale known as Resident
  • Vass Anderson known as Resident
  • Desmond Longfield known as Resident
  • Michael Pearn known as Resident
  • Peta Bartlett known as Resident
  • Jill Pert known as Resident
  • Marina Banfield known as Resident
  • Barbara Head known as Resident
  • Martin Kennon known as Resident
  • Valerie Barnes known as Resident
  • Kent Olesen known as Lars (uncredited)
  • Michael Volpe known as Sceneshifter (uncredited)

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Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Beverley Binda known as hair & make-up supervisor
  • Lynn Doron known as makeup trainee
  • Daniel Phillips known as makeup & hair designer
  • Natalie Reid known as makeup artist

Art Department:

  • George Ausburger known as carpenter
  • Claudia Brewster known as petty cash buyer
  • Philippa Broadhurst known as standby art director: pickups
  • Laura Conway-Gordon known as standby art director
  • Gary Dempsey known as painter
  • Stephen Doyle known as props
  • Kimberley Fahey known as props buyer
  • Barry Gingell known as computer graphic designer
  • John Greaves known as storyboard artist
  • Jane Harwood known as assistant art director
  • Luke Hull known as art department assistant
  • Nigel Kirk known as head painter
  • Jason Line known as scenic artist
  • Jono Moles known as construction manager: London
  • Camise Oldfield known as graphic designer
  • Barnaby Papworth known as head carpenter

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Company

Production Companies:

  • Headline Pictures
  • BBC Films
  • DCM Productions (co-production)
  • Finola Dwyer Productions

Other Companies:

  • De Lane Lea  ADR recording
  • Decca Records  funding
  • Decca Records  soundtrack
  • Dolby Laboratories  sound mix
  • Fatts  post production script services
  • Kodak  filmstock supplied by
  • Mad Dog Casting  extras casting
  • Molinare Studio  post-production facilities
  • Momoco/Maguffin  main & end titles
  • Panalux  lighting and grip
  • West 7 Post Production  editing equipment

Distributors:

  • A-Film Distribution (2012) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • Alliance Films (2012) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Weinstein Company, The (2012) (USA) (theatrical)
  • Ascot Elite Entertainment Group (2012) (Switzerland) (all media)
  • DCM Film Distribution (2012) (Germany) (all media)
  • Front Row Filmed Entertainment (2012) (United Arab Emirates) (all media) (Middle East)
  • Momentum Pictures (2012) (UK) (all media)
  • Momentum Pictures (2013) (UK) (all media)
  • Vértigo Films (2013) (Spain) (all media)

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Other Stuff

Visual Effects by:

  • Asa Shoul known as digital colourist

Release Date:

  • Canada 9 September 2012 (Toronto International Film Festival)
  • Spain 28 September 2012 (Donostia-San Sebastián International Film Festival)
  • USA 8 October 2012 (Hamptons International Film Festival)
  • USA 9 October 2012 (Mill Valley Film Festival)
  • USA 11 October 2012 (Woodstock Film Festival)
  • USA 23 October 2012 (Austin Film Festival)
  • USA 30 October 2012 (Savannah Film and Video Festival)
  • USA 18 November 2012 (St. Louis International Film Festival)
  • Italy 23 November 2012 (Turin Film Festival)
  • UK 23 November 2012 (Brighton Film Festival)
  • USA 7 December 2012 (Santa Fe International Film Festival)
  • Australia 26 December 2012
  • New Zealand 26 December 2012
  • UK 1 January 2013
  • Ireland 4 January 2013
  • USA 11 January 2013 (limited)
  • Germany 24 January 2013
  • Hungary 24 January 2013
  • Italy 24 January 2013
  • Sweden 1 February 2013
  • Poland 14 February 2013
  • Denmark 28 February 2013
  • Russia 28 February 2013
  • Japan 19 April 2013
  • Belgium 1 May 2013
  • France 1 May 2013
  • Netherlands 9 May 2013

MPAA: Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and suggestive humor

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Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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