Quartet
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Published
[United States] : Criterion Collection, 2004.
Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen version.
Language
English
UPC
037429179321

Notes

General Note
Film has a French soundtrack with two subtitle tracks. The default is SDH; the other is closed-captiobed.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
General Note
Based on the novel by Jean Rhys.
General Note
Special features: new digital transfer; "Conversation with the filmmakers", part of a new series of interviews with Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and Richard Robbins; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Pierre Lhomme ; editor, Humphrey Dixon ; original music, Richard Robbins ; costume designer, Judy Moorcroft ; production designer, Jean-Jacques Caziot.
Participants/Performers
Alan Bates, Maggie Smith, Isabelle Adjani, Anthony Higgins, Pierre Clémenti, Suzanne Flon, Daniel Mesguich, Sheila Gish, Armelia McQueen.
Description
The quartet consists of novelist Marya Zelli, her Polish husband, Stephen, wealthy philanderer/artist H.J. Heidler and his wife, Lois. Though she has been indulgent of H.J.'s past indiscretions, Lois isn't keen on her husband carrying on an affair with Marya under their own roof. Meanwhile, Stephen sits in prison, jailed for his various petty thefts. Once Stephen is released, he learns about the triangle. When the dust settles, it is Marya who suffers the most.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language
English and French dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. ; closed-captioned.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Mahot de la Querantonnais, J., Merchant, I., Jhabvala, R. P., Ivory, J., Bates, A., Smith, M., Adjani, I., Higgins, A., Clémenti, P., Flon, S., Mesguich, D., Gish, S., McQueen, A., L'Homme, P., Dixon, H., Robbins, R., Moorcroft, J., Caziot, J., & Rhys, J. (2004). Quartet (Widescreen version.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jean-Pierre. Mahot de la Querantonnais et al.. 2004. Quartet. Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jean-Pierre. Mahot de la Querantonnais et al.. Quartet Criterion Collection, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mahot de la Querantonnais, Jean-Pierre., et al. Quartet Widescreen version., Criterion Collection, 2004.

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