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New in German cinemas this week: 'Quartet'

The Local · 6 Feb 2013, 10:08

Published: 06 Feb 2013 10:08 GMT+01:00

If you haven’t yet made it to Quartet, now’s the time to check out Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut. A sweet British comedy-drama based on a Ronald Harwood play of the same name, Quartet follows three retired opera singers as they prepare their annual concert to celebrate Verdi’s birthday – an endeavor interrupted by the sudden reappearance of the long-estranged fourth member of their original quartet. Charming, entertaining and well-acted, Quartet is the perfect bromide for a dreary February night.

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