Not to be confused with the movie , also a Winter 2012 theatrical release, but a box office bomb of epic proportions.
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.
Oscar winner Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut – starring two-time Oscar winner Maggie Smith.
Maggie Smith has already won two Oscars. Unfortunately, she was not nominated for an Oscar for her role in Quartet, nor for her role in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, (quite possibly the Best Supporting Actress role that anyone has played in the past ten years).