A Late Quartet parents guide

A Late Quartet

Highbrow music may be complicated, but not nearly as much as the lives of four musicians that play in a string quartet. As they face illness, infidelity and pride, their music and lives become increasingly out of tune.

Why is A Late Quartet rated R? The MPAA rated A Late Quartet R for language and some sexuality.

A Late Quartet
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Why is A Late Quartet rated R? A Late Quartet is rated R by the MPAA for language and some sexuality.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Two scenes of violence depicting fighting.

Sexual Content:

- Portrayal of sexual activity includes buttocks and breast nudity , as well as some detail.

- Two instances of sexual language.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang; infrequent use of profanity.

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A Late Quartet
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A sexually suggestive scene.
Alberta 14A Sexual Content, Nudity.
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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Cast and Crew

A Late Quartet is directed by Yaron Zilberman and stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of A Late Quartet movie is February 4, 2013. Here are some details…

A Late Quartet release to home video on February 5, 2013.

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The pressures faced by performers are also presented in the following films: Beyond the Sea, Dreamgirls and Walk the Line.

This movie should not be confused with another film also releasing in winter 2012, Quartet.

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