The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, "Quartet" is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and rigoletto, starring Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly and Pauline Collins as four retired opera singers. Lifelong friends Wilf (Billy Connolly) and Reggie (Tom Courtenay), together with former colleague Cissy (Pauline Collins), are residents of Beecham House, a home for retired musicians. Every year on Giuseppe Verdi's birthday, the residents unite to give a concert to raise funds for their home. But when Jean Horton (Maggie Smith), a former grande dame of the opera and Reggie's ex-wife moves into the home to everyone's surprise, the plans for this year's concert start to unravel. .
DVD Special Features: Audio Commentary, Featurettes: "The Director", "The Story", "The Salsa", "The Stair Lift"
Other Special Features: Languages: English and French; Subtitles: English SDH and French