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5 items from 2012


2 new posters for Dustin Hoffman's Quartet

2 December 2012 9:43 PM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Check out 2 new posters for Quartet, starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly and Tom Courtenay Dustin Hoffman directs from the script by Ronald Harwood and the film's produced by Stewart Mackinnon and Finola Dwyer. Pauline Collins, Sheridan Smith, Andrew Sachs, Trevor Peacock, Luke Newberry and David Ryall also star in Quartet which Weinstein Co is sending to to limited theaters on December 28th, followed by an expansion on January 11th, 2013. Beecham House is abuzz. The rumor circling the halls is that the home for retired musicians is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. For Reginald Paget (Tom Courtenay), Wilfred Bond (Billy Connolly) and Cecily Robson (Pauline Collins) this sort of talk is par for the course at the gossipy home. But they're in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, »

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2 new posters for Dustin Hoffman's Quartet

2 December 2012 9:43 PM, PST | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Check out 2 new posters for Quartet, starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly and Tom Courtenay Dustin Hoffman directs from the script by Ronald Harwood and the film's produced by Stewart Mackinnon and Finola Dwyer. Pauline Collins, Sheridan Smith, Andrew Sachs, Trevor Peacock, Luke Newberry and David Ryall also star in Quartet which Weinstein Co is sending to to limited theaters on December 28th, followed by an expansion on January 11th, 2013. Beecham House is abuzz. The rumor circling the halls is that the home for retired musicians is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. For Reginald Paget (Tom Courtenay), Wilfred Bond (Billy Connolly) and Cecily Robson (Pauline Collins) this sort of talk is par for the course at the gossipy home. But they're in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, »

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Connolly, Courtenay, Collins talk Hoffman's directorial debut

15 September 2012 5:10 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Aging isn't for sissies, or so Bette Davis and the four protagonists of Quartet would have us believe. Throw that quote alongside the Bard's famous line about music being the food of love, and you've got the gist of Hollywood legend Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut. Play on, indeed.

Given the film's A-list director it should come as no surprise that Quartet contains some pretty impressive talent in front of the camera too. Peppered through with actual retired baritones, sopranos and pianists, the film's cast is led by Maggie Smith, Billy ConnollyTom Courtenay and Pauline Collins. Joining them on-screen is perpetual scene stealer Michael Gambon, alongside stalwart British thesps Michael Byrne, David Ryall, Andrew Sachs and Trevor Peacock.

The undoubtedly British movie seems a bit of an odd choice by Hoffman for his first foray behind the camera, so when we caught up with three of the film's stars, »

- Emma Badame

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Tiff 2012: Quartet movie clip

6 September 2012 9:14 PM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Watch a new Gazebo Clip from Dustin Hoffman's Quartet comedy drama, starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly. The Weinstein Company film currently playing at the Toronto International Film Festival, also includes Sheridan Smith, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay, Trevor Peacock, David Ryall and Luke Newberry. Hoffman helms from the script and play by Ronald Harwood. Finola Dwyer and Stewart Mckinnon produce, while Marc Schmidheiny, Christoph Daniel and Dario Suter serve as executive producers. In Quartet, 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. »

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Tiff 2012: Quartet movie clip

6 September 2012 9:14 PM, PDT | Upcoming-Movies.com | See recent Upcoming-Movies.com news »

Watch a new Gazebo Clip from Dustin Hoffman's Quartet comedy drama, starring Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly. The Weinstein Company film currently playing at the Toronto International Film Festival, also includes Sheridan Smith, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay, Trevor Peacock, David Ryall and Luke Newberry. Hoffman helms from the script and play by Ronald Harwood. Finola Dwyer and Stewart Mckinnon produce, while Marc Schmidheiny, Christoph Daniel and Dario Suter serve as executive producers. In Quartet, 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. »

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