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Quartet

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

January 11, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Dustin Hoffman

Starring :

Maggie Smith, Albert Finney, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay, Ronnie Fox, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon, Sheridan Smith

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

“..watching it play out is enchanting..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..mr. Hoffman's direction is impeccable, John de Borman's camera bathes the story in warm radiance..”
by Joe Morgenstern [Wall Street Journal]
3 of 4

“..many of the supporting parts are filled by real-life singers and musicians. The most notable of these is Dame Gwyneth Jones..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..his Quartet makes sweet music that's irresistible..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
Review rate : B

“..every scene insists that real physical or mental infirmity belongs in some other picture..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..alive with the sounds of an era in British high culture and middlebrow culture that has now reached sunset, and is moving toward dusk..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
Review rate : C-
Reviewed by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by A.O. Scott [New York Times]
Reviewed by Mary F. Pols [TIME Magazine]
Reviewed by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
Reviewed by Ella Taylor [NPR]

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