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At a home for retired musicians, 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.

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Jean Horton
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Reggie Paget
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Wilf Bond
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Cissy Robson
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Cedric Livingstone
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Dr. Lucy Cogan
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Bobby Swanson
Gwyneth Jones ...
Anne Langley (as Dame Gwyneth Jones)
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George
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Harry
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Frank White
Ronnie Fox ...
Nobby
Patricia Loveland ...
Letitia Davis
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Angelique
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Simon
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Sheryl
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Joey
Aleksandra Duczmal ...
Marta
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Tadek
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Felicity Liddle
Colin Bradbury ...
Olly Fisher
Patricia Varley ...
Octavia
Ronnie Hughes ...
Tony Rose
Jack Honeyborne ...
Dave Trubeck
John Rawnsley ...
Nigel
Nuala Willis ...
Norma McIntyre
Melodie Waddingham ...
Marion Reed
Cynthia Morey ...
Lottie Yates
John Heley ...
Leo Cassell
Graeme Scott ...
Fred
John Georgiadis ...
Bill
Ita Herbert ...
Regina
Ania Duczmal ...
Eva
Cyril Davey ...
'Flat Piano' Resident
Esme Penry-Davey ...
Young Pianist
Virginia Bradbury ...
Daisy
Isla Mathieson ...
Young Violinist Isla
Iona Mathieson ...
Young Violinist Iona
Claudia Mellor ...
Lady Gaga Girl
Penelope Zagoul ...
Cleaner
Helen Bradbury ...
Daisy's Mother
Jennifer Spillane ...
Waltzing Neurologist
Catherine Wilson ...
Resident
David Christian ...
Resident
Rashid Karapiet ...
Resident
Arthur Nightingale ...
Resident (as Arther 'Arthuro' Nightingale)
Vass Anderson ...
Resident
Desmond Longfield ...
Resident
Michael Pearn ...
Resident
Peta Bartlett ...
Resident
Jill Pert ...
Resident
Marina Banfield ...
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Barbara Head ...
Resident
Martin Kennon ...
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Valerie Barnes ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Helen Evans ...
Paramedic (uncredited)
Kent Olesen ...
Lars (uncredited)
Michael Volpe ...
Sceneshifter (uncredited)

Directed by

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Dustin Hoffman

Written by

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Ronald Harwood ... (play)
 
Ronald Harwood ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Christian Baute ... associate producer
Christoph Daniel ... executive producer
Finola Dwyer ... producer
Amanda Kaplan ... co-associate producer
Jamie Laurenson ... executive producer
Stewart Mackinnon ... producer
Xavier Marchand ... executive producer
Nick O'Hagan ... line producer
Amanda Posey ... associate producer
Marc Schmidheiny ... executive producer
Thorsten Schumacher ... executive producer
Dickon Stainer ... executive producer
Dario Suter ... executive producer

Music by

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Dario Marianelli

Cinematography by

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John de Borman

Film Editing by

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Barney Pilling

Editorial Department

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Mike Andrews ... digital film technician
Matthew Cannings ... assistant editor
Michelle Cort ... digital intermediate conform editor
Theresa Crooks ... digital intermediate conform editor
Tim Drewett ... digital intermediate conform editor
Nadia Iqbal ... on-line editor
Matt James ... digital intermediate manager / digital intermediate supervisor
Steve Knight ... digital intermediate coordinator
Justin Lanchbury ... digital intermediate film consultant
Steve Owen ... data transfer
Gareth Parry ... on-line editor
Asa Shoul ... digital intermediate colourist
Chris Teeder ... colorist: dailies
Jamie Welsh ... digital intermediate conform editor
Katelin Westwood ... data transfer
Miles Anderson ... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
Gilbert Carreras ... color timer (uncredited)
Steve McGowan ... dailies producer (uncredited)

Casting By

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Lucy Bevan

Production Design by

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Andrew McAlpine

Art Direction by

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Ben Smith

Set Decoration by

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Sarah Whittle

Costume Design by

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Odile Dicks-Mireaux

Makeup Department

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Beverley Binda ... hair & make-up supervisor
Lynn Doron ... makeup trainee
Marzenna Fus-Mickiewicz ... additional makeup artist / hair stylist
Daniel Phillips ... makeup & hair designer
Natalie Reid ... makeup artist
Eve Wignall ... daily hairdresser

Production Management

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Polly Duval ... post-production supervisor
Philie Naughten ... production manager
Alan Pritt ... post-production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Joe Barlow ... third assistant director
Alex Gavigan ... crowd third assistant director
Olivia Lloyd ... second assistant director
Matthew Penry-Davey ... first assistant director
Vaughn Stein ... additional crowd third assistant director: daily

Art Department

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

Sound Department

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Hugo Adams ... foley editor
Niv Adiri ... re-recording mixer / sound effects editor
Mark Appleby ... adr mixer
Luke Brown ... assistant foley mixer
Duran Darkins ... additional boom operator: dailies
Marco Dary ... sound supervisor: Italy
Gillian Dodders ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Kévin Feildel ... dubbing editor
Glenn Freemantle ... sound designer / supervising sound editor
Glen Gathard ... foley mixer
Mark Heslop ... sound effects editor
Yann Legay ... french dubbing director
Dash Mason-Malik ... boom operator
Emilie O'Connor ... assistant dialogue editor
Emmet O'Donnell ... adr recordist
Timothy Siddall ... sound mix technician
Jack Stew ... foley artist
Ian Tapp ... re-recording mixer
George Trevis ... sound maintenance
Martin Trevis ... sound recordist
Manu Gerber ... adr mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Chris Reynolds ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Andrew Fletcher ... digital compositor: Molinare
Asa Shoul ... digital colourist
Shanaullah Umerji ... visual effects producer

Stunts

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Andreas Petrides ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Will Akbar ... vt operator
Phoebe Arnstein ... camera trainee: dailies
Sam Barnes ... first assistant camera
Alex Bender ... central loader
Alex Brown ... lighting technician
Kerry Brown ... still photographer & epk
Matthew Butler ... best boy
Luke Chisholm ... additional grip
Martyn Culpan ... video autocue operator: dailies
Kriss Dallimore ... clapper loader: dailies
John Donne ... key grip
Harry Elvin ... crane technician
Eamonn Fitzgerald ... electrician (as Eammon Fitzgerald) / electrician
Reuben Garrett ... gaffer
Jack Glowacki ... video assistant
Merritt Gold ... first assistant camera
Eugene Grobler ... lighting technician
Rodrigo Gutierrez ... camera operator
Robert Hamilton ... video playback operator
David Holliday ... grip: "b" camera
Ian Jackson ... central loader
Dash Lilley ... second assistant camera
Adrian Mackay ... lighting technician
Tobias Marshall ... second assistant camera
David McAnulty ... grip
Danny McGee ... practical electrician
Malcolm McLean ... additional photography / camera operator: "b" camera
Andy Munday ... desk operator
Felix Pickles ... central loader
Sol Saihati ... lighting technician: dailies
Jonathan Smith ... assistant grip (as John Brian Smith)
Nick Thursby ... camera trainee
Simon Ward ... grip
Dan Smith ... lighting technician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Ruth Key ... casting associate
Kate McLaughlin ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kathryn Blight ... wardrobe mistress
Ellen Crawshaw ... daily costume assistant
Nigel Egerton ... costume supervisor
Rosie Grant ... costume buyer
Lauren Kilcar ... wardrobe
Abigail Morgan ... costume trainee
Clare Ramsell ... costume maker for Dame Maggie Smith
Hayley Clair Stewart ... costume trainee
Rebecca Tredget ... costume trainee

Location Management

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Jamie Lengyel ... location manager
Nick Marshall ... location manager

Music Department

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Travis Baker ... additional music advisor
Joshua Blair ... source music recording engineer (as Josh Blair)
Geoff Caverhill ... piano tuner
Leon Charles ... additional music advisor
Ian Dolamore ... composer: trailer music
Paul Farrington ... technical music advisor
Daniel Jaramillo Gutierrez ... music editor
Jody Jenkins ... music programmer
Dario Marianelli ... musician: solo piano
Yann McCullough ... music editor
James Morgan ... music arranger / music producer
Jeremy Murphy ... assistant engineer (as Jez Murphy) / protools engineer
Juliette Pochin ... music arranger / music producer
Morgan Pochin ... music arranger / music producer
Steve Price ... music mixer / score recordist
Colin Rae ... score preparation
Maggie Rodford ... score coordinator
Kle Savidge ... music supervisor
Hilary Skewes ... musician contractor
Nick Taylor ... music engineer: additional music
Rolf Wilson ... orchestra leader
Richard Harwood ... musician: principal cello (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Bashir Ahmed ... driver: Mr. Courtenay
Graham Ashley ... driver: Ms. Collins
Symon Butcher ... driver: Ms. Smith
Fergus Cotter ... driver: Mr. Hoffman
Michael Geary ... action vehicle supplier: Motorhouse
Andrej Korneluk ... unit driver
Brian Salisbury ... driver: Billy Connolly
Barrie Williams ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Sian Angharad Anthony ... base runner
Matthew Baker ... for hanway films
Caroline Bartleet ... producer's assistant to Finola Dwyer
Kellie Belle ... clearances (as Kellie Belle Brocket)
Nic Benns ... title designer
Samantha Black ... production coordinator
Mauro Blanco ... dubbing artist
Tom Bromwich ... titles producer
Phil Cairns ... unit publicist
Dean Clack ... facilities
Nicky Coats ... accountant
Jamie Cook ... caterer
Celine Coulson ... set production assistant
Martyn Culpan ... autocue operator
David Davoli ... additional legal counsel
Louise Caruana Galizia ... base runner
Albion Gee ... production assistant
Chiara Gelardin ... for HanWay Films
Paul Harding ... unit manager
Tim Haslam ... worldwide sales
Gary Huddless ... set production assistant
Alexandra Keen ... legal and business affairs for momentum pictures
Anna Koch ... producer's assistant to finola dwyer
Richard Mansell ... for HanWay Films
Barry May-Leybourne ... health and safety advisor
Bennett McGhee ... production executive
Ali Moshref ... production executive: completion guarantor
Tiziano Niero ... production secretary
Sophie Olivier ... assistant accountant
Olivia Percival ... production assistant (as Olive Percival)
Thomas Pook ... floor runner
Asha Radwan ... clearances
Stephan Trockle ... production executive
Joe Utichi ... production notes and epk interviews
Duncan Way ... assistant to Dustin Hoffman
Annabel Wigoder ... development assistant

Thanks

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Craig Barwick ... with thanks to
Tor Belfrage ... with special thanks to
Judy Daish ... with special thanks to
Marliese Donaldson ... with thanks to
Roger Donaldson ... with thanks to
Tim Haslam ... with thanks to
Christine Langan ... with special thanks to
Andrew Mackie ... with thanks to
Michael Mann ... with thanks to
Richard Payten ... with thanks to
Pietro Scalia ... with thanks to
Daniel Schmid ... with thanks to
Jenna Seguin ... with thanks to
Brad Sherman ... with thanks to
Peter Sussman ... with thanks to
Jack Thorne ... with thanks to
Adam Venit ... with special thanks to
Jane Wright ... with thanks to

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Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Cecily, Reggie, and Wilfred are in a home for retired musicians. 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 BrianoftheNorth

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Taglines Four friends looking for a little harmony See more »
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Also Known As
  • Quartett (Germany)
  • Quartett - ewig junge Leidenschaft (Germany)
  • El cuarteto (Spain)
  • Kvartett - A nagy négyes (Hungary)
  • Kwartet (Poland)
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Runtime
  • 94 min
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Box Office

Budget $11,000,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $59,520,298

Did You Know?

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Trivia Maggie Smith recommended Pauline Collins to director Dustin Hoffman for the part of Cissy. See more »
Goofs While Reggie is playing croquet with Wilf, his pocket handkerchief and shirt buttons suddenly swap sides, indicating a flipped shot. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Episode #21.72 (2013). See more »
Soundtracks Libiamo ne'lieti calici (Brindisi) See more »
Crazy Credits As the final credits roll, photos of each of the supporting cast members of retired musicians is shown beside a picture of them during their performing careers. See more »
Quotes Jean: I'm going to say something very rude to you: fuck you.
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