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Three decades after Dustin Hoffman fired himself from his first directing job, the Oscar winner has finally made his first movie, an intimate tale of four retired musicians in a home filled with wise-cracking septuagenarians. "Quartet," which stars revered British actors Maggie Smith and Michael Gambon, is an ode to both exuberance and old age, to pursuing your passion no matter your physical or mental state. One moment you see Maggie Smith struggling to stand up, the next moment you hear jokes about Apricot Jam and "rumpy fumpy." The film has already made »

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