DVD review: Quartet
Saturday 27 April 2013
Dustin Hoffman's directorial debut is a cosy comedy-drama set in a retirement home for classical musicians, where Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay and Pauline Collins are pottering about happily, until Courtenay's imperious ex-wife, played by Maggie Smith, moves in.
Quartet is never more than a gentle and extremely well-acted television play, but it is for this reason that it plays a lot better on the small screen than it did at the cinema.
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