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Encyclopedia > Quartet (1981 film)
Quartet
Directed by James Ivory
Produced by Ismail Merchant
Jean-Pierre Mahot de la Querantonnais
Humbert Balsan (associate)
Written by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (based on the novel by Jean Rhys)
Starring Alan Bates
Maggie Smith
Isabelle Adjani
Anthony Higgins
Music by Richard Robbins
Cinematography Pierre Lhomme
Editing by Humphrey Dixon
Distributed by New World Picutres (US)
Gaumont (France)
Release date(s) May 1981 (at Cannes Film Festival)
25 October 1981 (US
Running time 101 min
Language English, French
IMDb profile

Quartet is a 1981's Merchant Ivory Film, starring Isabelle Adjani, Maggie Smith and Alan Bates set in 1924's Paris. Premiere at Cannes Film Festival entry for Selection Officiel (Official Selection) and won Best actress for Isabelle Adjani. James Francis Ivory (born June 7, 1928) is an award-winning American film director, best known for the results of his long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions, which included both Indian-born producer Ismail Merchant and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. ... Ismail Merchant Ismail Merchant (December 25, 1936 – May 25, 2005) was an Indian-born film producer, best known for the results of his long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions which included director James Ivory and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. ... Humbert Balsan (August 21, 1954 in Arcachon - February 10, 2005 in Paris) was a French film producer and chairman of the European Film Academy. ... Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, CBE (born May 7, 1927) is a Booker prize-winning novelist, short story writer, and two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter. ... Jean Rhys (August 24, 1890 - May 14, 1979), originally Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams, was a novelist in the mid 20th century. ... Alan Bates as butler in Gosford Park (2001) Sir Alan Arthur Bates CBE, (February 17, 1934 – December 27, 2003) was a British actor. ... Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Dame Maggie Smith, is a two-time Academy Award-winning English film, stage, and television actress. ... La Reine Margot Isabelle Yasmine Adjani (born June 27, 1955) is one of Frances best known actresses. ... Anthony C. Higgins (October 1, 1840–June 26, 1912) was a lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. ... Richard Robbins is American composer for Merchant Ivory Film mainly. ... Humphrey Dixon is a British film editor. ... Gaumont Pictures were founded in 1895 by the engineer-turned-inventor, Léon Gaumont (1864-1946). ... // Events January 19 - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquires beleaguered concurrent United Artists. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Merchant Ivory Productions is a film company founded by director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant, best known for its period costume dramas. ... La Reine Margot Isabelle Yasmine Adjani (born June 27, 1955) is one of Frances best known actresses. ... Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Dame Maggie Smith, is a two-time Academy Award-winning English film, stage, and television actress. ... Alan Bates as butler in Gosford Park (2001) Sir Alan Arthur Bates CBE, (February 17, 1934 – December 27, 2003) was a British actor. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région ÃŽle-de-France Département Paris (75) Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Mayor Bertrand Delanoë  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... La Reine Margot Isabelle Yasmine Adjani (born June 27, 1955) is one of Frances best known actresses. ...


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James Francis Ivory (born June 7, 1928) is an award-winning American film director, best known for the results of his long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions, which included both Indian-born producer Ismail Merchant and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. ... Ismail Merchant Ismail Merchant (December 25, 1936 – May 25, 2005) was an Indian-born film producer, best known for the results of his long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions which included director James Ivory and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. ... Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, CBE (born May 7, 1927) is a Booker prize-winning novelist, short story writer, and two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter. ... Jean Rhys (August 24, 1890 - May 14, 1979), originally Ella Gwendolen Rees Williams, was a novelist in the mid 20th century. ... Richard Robbins is American composer for Merchant Ivory Film mainly. ... Luther Henderson (1919 - 2003) was an arranger, composer and orchestrator. ... Humbert Balsan (August 21, 1954 in Arcachon - February 10, 2005 in Paris) was a French film producer and chairman of the European Film Academy. ... La Reine Margot Isabelle Yasmine Adjani (born June 27, 1955) is one of Frances best known actresses. ... Alan Bates as butler in Gosford Park (2001) Sir Alan Arthur Bates CBE, (February 17, 1934 – December 27, 2003) was a British actor. ... Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Dame Maggie Smith, is a two-time Academy Award-winning English film, stage, and television actress. ... Anthony Higgins (9 May 1947- ) is a British actor, born in Northampton. ... Sheila Gish (April 23, 1942 - March 9, 2005) was a British stage and television actress. ... Pierre Clémenti is a French actor (born 28 September 1942, died 28 December 1999). ... Daniel Chatto St. ... Armelia McQueen is an American actress. ...

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To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... La Reine Margot Isabelle Yasmine Adjani (born June 27, 1955) is one of Frances best known actresses. ... The Evening Standard Awards are presented annually for oustanding achievements in London Theatre. ... Dame Margaret Natalie Smith, DBE (born 28 December 1934), better known as Dame Maggie Smith, is a two-time Academy Award-winning English film, stage, and television actress. ...

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