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Overall A-

Where do aging opera stars go when they no longer have a spotlight on the stage? It turns out there is a retirement home just for such folks. While life is usually very harmonious there, the arrival of a disgruntled diva (Maggie Smith) causes immediate discord.

Violence B
Sexual Content B-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language and suggestive humor.


The most recent home video release of this movie is June 18, 2013. Here are some details…

Quartet releases to home video on June 18, 2013.

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Another group of performers, averaging over age 80, find joy in performing popular music in the documentary Young @ Heart.

Maggie Smith stars as another elderly woman looking for a place to retire in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Bill Connolly appears in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and lends his voice to Brave. Michael Gambon plays Professor Dumbledore in the Harry Potter Franchise. Tom Courtenay can be seen in Nicholas Nickleby. And Dustin Hoffman’s acting credits include Last Chance Harvey, the tale of an aging man still looking for love.

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

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