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* HeyLetsPutOnShow: The plot is about getting the quartet together for a performance that will raise enough money to save Beecham House.

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* HeyLetsPutOnShow: HeyLetsPutOnAShow: The plot is about getting the quartet together for a performance that will raise enough money to save Beecham House.



* WhiteDwarfStarlet: Jean in particular refuses to perform because she believes she's this, but it is arguably true of many of the residents. Reg points out that this trope means that she is free to perform without fear because nobody in the press cares enough about her to rain their usual criticism that she was accustomed to as a celebrity.

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* WhiteDwarfStarlet: Jean in particular refuses to perform because she believes she's this, but it is arguably true of many of the residents. Reg points out that this trope means that she is free to perform without fear because nobody in the press cares enough about her to rain their usual criticism that she was accustomed to as a celebrity.celebrity.
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* NotSoDifferent: After doing some research, Reg comes to the conclusion that Rap and Hip Hop are just the current generation's version of Opera.


* WhiteDwarfStarlet: Jean in particular refuses to perform because she believes she's this, but it is arguably true of many of the residents. Reg points out that this trope means that she is free to perform without fear because nobody in the press cares enough about her to rain their usual criticism that she was accustomed to as a celebrity.
* YourCheatingHeart: Jean cheated on Reg soon after they were engaged, and confessed to it immediately. This would end up being the cause of most of the film's conflict.

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* WhiteDwarfStarlet: Jean in particular refuses to perform because she believes she's this, but it is arguably true of many of the residents. Reg points out that this trope means that she is free to perform without fear because nobody in the press cares enough about her to rain their usual criticism that she was accustomed to as a celebrity.
* YourCheatingHeart: Jean cheated on Reg soon after they were engaged, and confessed to it immediately. This would end up being the cause of most of the film's conflict.
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* HeyLetsPutOnShow: The plot is about getting the quartet together for a performance that will raise enough money to save Beecham House.

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-->'''Reg:''' Opera is: when a guy's stabbed in the back, instead of bleeding, he sings. It seems to me, after much research, that rap is when a guy is stabbed in the back, and instead of bleeding, he talks. Er, rhythmically, even with feeling. But because rap's ''spoken'', the feeling is sort of held in check: all on one note.


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* FamedInStory: Reg, Wilf, Cissy, and Jean are this, having been in the cast of a well-renowned recording of ''Rigoletto''. News of their performing it at the annual retirement home fundraiser prompts massive ticket sales.


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* TitleDrop: Throughout the movie, since the plot focuses on the four main characters reuniting (after some persuasion) to perform the famous quartet from ''Rigoletto''.


* CastTheExpert: The closing credits juxtaposed the names of the main and supporting casts with photographs of their younger selves performing with The Royal Opera, The Royal Shakespeare Company, and other performing arts troupes.


* TheCastShowoff: Most of the supporting cast, who actually are lifelong musicians.

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* TheCastShowoff: Most CastTheExpert: The closing credits juxtaposed the names of the main and supporting cast, who actually are lifelong musicians.casts with photographs of their younger selves performing with The Royal Opera, The Royal Shakespeare Company, and other performing arts troupes.


* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: After all the buildup, [[InformedAbility we don't actually see the famed quartet perform]], instead having to make to with hearing it over the credits.

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* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: After all the buildup, [[InformedAbility we don't actually see the famed quartet perform]], instead having to make to do with hearing it over the credits.


* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: After all the buildup, we don't actually see the famed quartet perform, instead having to make to with hearing it over the credits.

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* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: After all the buildup, [[InformedAbility we don't actually see the famed quartet perform, perform]], instead having to make to with hearing it over the credits.

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* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: After all the buildup, we don't actually see the famed quartet perform, instead having to make to with hearing it over the credits.


''Quartet'' is a 2012 film starring Creator/MaggieSmith, Tom Courtenay, Creator/Billy Connolly, and Pauline Collins, directed by Creator/DustinHoffman. The film focuses on the residents of Beecham House, a retirement home for professional musicians, and their efforts to put on an annual fundraising concert in honor of Giuseppe Verdi's birthday. If the concert is not a success, Beecham House will not be able to afford to stay open. Their only hope for drawing a big enough audience is for [[PuttingTheBandBackTogether four old friends]] to reform their old [[TitleDrop quartet]] and perform their famous rendition of ''Rigoletto''.

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''Quartet'' is a 2012 film starring Creator/MaggieSmith, Tom Courtenay, Creator/Billy Connolly, Creator/BillyConnolly, and Pauline Collins, directed by Creator/DustinHoffman. The film focuses on the residents of Beecham House, a retirement home for professional musicians, and their efforts to put on an annual fundraising concert in honor of Giuseppe Verdi's birthday. If the concert is not a success, Beecham House will not be able to afford to stay open. Their only hope for drawing a big enough audience is for [[PuttingTheBandBackTogether four old friends]] to reform their old [[TitleDrop quartet]] and perform their famous rendition of ''Rigoletto''.


''Quartet'' is a 2012 film starring Creator/MaggieSmith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, and Pauline Collins, directed by Creator/DustinHoffman. The film focuses on the residents of Beecham House, a retirement home for professional musicians, and their efforts to put on an annual fundraising concert in honor of Giuseppe Verdi's birthday. If the concert is not a success, Beecham house will not be able to afford to stay open. Their only hope for drawing a big enough audience is for [[PuttingTheBandBackTogether four old friends]] to reform their old [[TitleDrop quartet]] and perform their famous rendition of ''Rigoletto''.

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''Quartet'' is a 2012 film starring Creator/MaggieSmith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Creator/Billy Connolly, and Pauline Collins, directed by Creator/DustinHoffman. The film focuses on the residents of Beecham House, a retirement home for professional musicians, and their efforts to put on an annual fundraising concert in honor of Giuseppe Verdi's birthday. If the concert is not a success, Beecham house House will not be able to afford to stay open. Their only hope for drawing a big enough audience is for [[PuttingTheBandBackTogether four old friends]] to reform their old [[TitleDrop quartet]] and perform their famous rendition of ''Rigoletto''.


''Quartet'' is a 2012 film starring Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, and Pauline Collins, directed by Dustin Hoffman. The film focuses on the residents of Beecham House, a retirement home for professional musicians, and their efforts to put on an annual fundraising concert in honor of Giuseppe Verdi's birthday. If the concert is not a success, Beecham house will not be able to afford to stay open. Their only hope for drawing a big enough audience is for [[PuttingTheBandBackTogether four old friends]] to reform their old [[TitleDrop quartet]] and perform their famous rendition of ''Rigoletto''.

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''Quartet'' is a 2012 film starring Maggie Smith, Creator/MaggieSmith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, and Pauline Collins, directed by Dustin Hoffman.Creator/DustinHoffman. The film focuses on the residents of Beecham House, a retirement home for professional musicians, and their efforts to put on an annual fundraising concert in honor of Giuseppe Verdi's birthday. If the concert is not a success, Beecham house will not be able to afford to stay open. Their only hope for drawing a big enough audience is for [[PuttingTheBandBackTogether four old friends]] to reform their old [[TitleDrop quartet]] and perform their famous rendition of ''Rigoletto''.

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