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Lifelong friends Wilf and Reggie, together with former colleague Cissy, are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired opera singers. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi's birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton, a former grande dame of the opera fallen on hard times, also Reggie's ex-wife, moves into the home to everyone's surprise, the plans for this year's concert start to unravel. As old grudges threaten to undermine past glories and theatrical temperaments play havoc with the rehearsal schedule, it becomes apparent that having four of the finest singers in English operatic history under one roof offers no guarantee that the show will go on.
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By Steven Rea, Inquirer Movie Critic

    MPAA rating:
    for brief strong language and suggestive humor
    Trevor Peacock; Pauline Collins; Michael Gambon; Tom Courtenay; Sheridan Smith; Maggie Smith; David Ryall; Billy Connolly
    Directed by:
    Dustin Hoffman
    On the web:
    Quartet Official Site
    Comedy; Drama
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