PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.
Dustin Hoffman's first completed directorial effort. In 1978, he began directing Straight Time (1978), but after a few days, he decided it was too difficult to both star and direct, and asked Ulu Grosbard to take over.
When you're finished being a croquet expert, Nigel, a pound I'll kick your arse.
Nigel: The way you play you probably will. You forget I saw your Barber of Seville, your singing brought tears to y ears.
Wilf Bond: Saw you in Carmen. I'll never forget it, but I'll try.
While Reggie is playing croquet with Wilf, his pocket handkerchief and shirt buttons suddenly swap sides, indicating a flipped shot.
As the final credits roll, photos of each of the supporting cast members of retired musicians is shown beside a picture of them during their performing careers.
English, Italian, Polish, French
$47,122 (USA) (13 January 2013)
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