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.
Screenplay by Ronald Harwood, Dustin Hoffman's debut as director is a funny and moving tale with top British actors Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins, Anne Reid and Michael Gambon.
The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret "Daisy" Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York.
Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.
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