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The Resource Quartet, Weinstein Company, BBC Films and DCM Productions present a Headline Pictures and Finola Dwyer Productions production in association with Decca and Hanway Films ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood ; produced by Finola Dwyer and Stewart Mackinnon ; directed by Dustin Hoffman, (DVD)

Quartet, Weinstein Company, BBC Films and DCM Productions present a Headline Pictures and Finola Dwyer Productions production in association with Decca and Hanway Films ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood ; produced by Finola Dwyer and Stewart Mackinnon ; directed by Dustin Hoffman, (DVD)

Label
Quartet
Title
Quartet
Statement of responsibility
Weinstein Company, BBC Films and DCM Productions present a Headline Pictures and Finola Dwyer Productions production in association with Decca and Hanway Films ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood ; produced by Finola Dwyer and Stewart Mackinnon ; directed by Dustin Hoffman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The rumor circling the halls is that Beecham House (the home for retired musicians) is soon to play host to a new resident. Word is, it's a star. Reginald, Wilfred and Cecily are in for a special shock when the new arrival turns out to be none other than their former singing partner, Jean. Her subsequent career as a star soloist, and the ego that accompanied it, split up their long friendship and ended her marriage to Reggie, who takes the news of her arrival particularly hard
Cataloging source
LPU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John De Borman ; editor, Barney Pilling ; music by Dario Marianelli
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • English or French dialogue; optional Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • Rating: PG-13; for brief strong language and suggestive humor
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.Q37 2013
PerformerNote
Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1937-
  • 1934-
  • 1934-
  • 1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hoffman, Dustin
  • Harwood, Ronald
  • Dwyer, Finola
  • Mackinnon, Stewart
  • Smith, Maggie
  • Connolly, Billy
  • Courtenay, Tom
  • Collins, Pauline
  • Gambon, Michael
  • Headline Pictures (Firm)
  • Finola Dwyer Productions
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Retirees
  • Musicians
  • Divorced men
  • Concerts
  • England
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Quartet, Weinstein Company, BBC Films and DCM Productions present a Headline Pictures and Finola Dwyer Productions production in association with Decca and Hanway Films ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood ; produced by Finola Dwyer and Stewart Mackinnon ; directed by Dustin Hoffman, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Based on the play by Ronald Harwood
  • Special features: feature commentary with director Dustin Hoffman; Dustin Hoffman behind-the-scenes featurettes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132603551
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC60355
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn832728908
  • (OCoLC)832728908
  • 1308801
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16x9) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Quartet, Weinstein Company, BBC Films and DCM Productions present a Headline Pictures and Finola Dwyer Productions production in association with Decca and Hanway Films ; screenplay by Ronald Harwood ; produced by Finola Dwyer and Stewart Mackinnon ; directed by Dustin Hoffman, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Based on the play by Ronald Harwood
  • Special features: feature commentary with director Dustin Hoffman; Dustin Hoffman behind-the-scenes featurettes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013132603551
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WC60355
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn832728908
  • (OCoLC)832728908
  • 1308801
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16x9) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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