18 certificateQuartet is a Film programme that first aired in 1981 and has been classified a 18 certificate.

Quartet is a 3 star programme

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Quartet (1981)

Directed by
James Ivory

James Ivory's film stars Isabelle Adjani and Anthony Higgins as husband and wife who meet up with Alan Bates and his wife Maggie Smith. Adjani and Bates begin an affair while Higgins, imprisoned for petty theft, remains oblivious to the adultery. Based on Jean Rhys' roman a clef which tells of her affair with Ford Maddox Brown in 20s Paris, what is initially a tale of romance turns into one of tragedy.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1981

3/5 Stars

Classification: 18 Certificate

Production Country: UK/France

Filmed in Colour


Image for Alan BatesAlan Bates...H.J. Heidler
Image for Maggie SmithMaggie Smith...Lois Heidler
Isabelle Adjani...Marya Zelli
Anthony Higgins...Stephan Zelli
Pierre Clémenti...Théo the Pornographer
Suzanne Flon...Mme. Hautchamp
Daniel Mesguich...Pierre Schlamovitz
Sheila Gish...Anna
Armelia McQueen...Night Club Singer
Wiley Wood...Cairn
Virginie Thévenet...Madmoiselle Chardin
Daniel Chatto...Guy
Bernice Stegers...Miss Nicholson
Paulita Sedgwick...Esther
Sébastien Floche...Edouard Hautchamp