Quartet (1981) short review

An early Merchant Ivory film about an English couple (one half of which is Maggie Smith) living in 1920s Paris who become enmeshed with a local woman (Isabelle Adjani).  Moderately interesting, with nice costuming, including both day and more glamorous evening wear.


About the author



Kendra has been a fixture in the online costuming world since the late 1990s. Her website, Démodé Couture, is one of the most well-known online resources for historical costumers. In the summer of 2014, she published a book on 18th-century wig and hair styling. Kendra is a librarian at a university, specializing in history and fashion. She’s also an academic, with several articles on fashion history published in research journals.