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The movie Quartet was based on the book Quartet.

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Movie details for Quartet

The movie was released in 1981 and directed by James Ivory, who also directed Heat and Dust (1982), The Bostonians (1984), Room With a View (1986), Maurice (1987), Slaves of New York (1989), Howard's End (1992), A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998), The Golden Bowl (2000) and Divorce, Le (2003). Quartet was produced by Merchant Ivory. More information on the movie is available on Amazon.com and also IMDb.

Actors on this movie include Alan Bates, Maggie Smith, Isabelle Adjani, Anthony Higgins, Pierre Clémenti, Suzanne Flon, Daniel Mesguich, Sheila Gish, Armelia McQueen, Wiley Wood, Virginie Thévenet, Daniel Chatto, Bernice Stegers, Paulita Sedgwick, Sébastien Floche, Isabelle Canto da Maya, François Viaur, Dino Zanghi, Michel Such and Jean-Pierre Dravel.

 

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A story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amid the literati of glittering Paris in the 1920s, becomes entrapped by a rich and sybaritic English couple. From the wistful melancholy of the autobiographical novel by Jean Rhys, Quartet is full ... Read More
A story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amid the literati of glittering Paris in the 1920s, becomes entrapped by a rich and sybaritic English couple. From the wistful melancholy of the autobiographical novel by Jean Rhys, Quartet is full of intense confrontations dazzlingly acted by Alan Bates, Maggie Smith, Anthony Higgins, and Isabelle Adjani. The characters act out their passions not only in the usual seedy cafés and louche hotels of Rhys' Parisian novels but also the smoky jazz haunts and lavish settings of a James Ivory film. Nevertheless, Quartet remains, in theme, one of the Merchant Ivory team's darkest and most compelling dramas of relationships dangerously intertwined.

Book details for Quartet

Quartet was written by Jean Rhys. The book was published in 1928 by Gardners Books. More information on the book is available on Amazon.com.

Jean Rhys also wrote Wide Sargasso Sea (1966).

 

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