QUARTET Trailer, Dustin Hoffman’s Directorial Debut


Dustin Hoffman has directed a lot of Harry Potter alumni in his directorial debut Quartet.  The movie stars Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay, and Michael Gambon and focuses takes place at a retirement home for opera singers, oh yeah?

Quartet opens in U.K. on January 4, 2013.

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.