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Film review: Quartet

Film review: Quartet

Rated M.

Making his directorial debut at the age of 75, the hearfelt comedy Quartet has you wondering what took Dustin Hoffman so long. The film, about a retirement home for musically inclined elderly people, has the most stellar of stellar casts, including Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly and Dame Maggie Smith. These acting greats make Dustin’s work easy – so much so that some of the dialogue is improvised. Though it will suffer from Best Exotic Marigold Hotel comparisons, this is a witty film that’s great in its own right.

Rating:4/5

One Response to “Film review: Quartet”

  1. jewellnz Jan 15 2013, 11:42pm

    just been to see this film tonight to a pretty packed cinema, lots of laughs, a most enjoyable movie, quite different to the exotic marigold hotel,and certainly one i would recommend seeing.4/5

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