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Reconstruction (2003)

A young man who thought himself already in love with a nice girl is drawn into a literary drama when he is captured by a deep and stimulating love affair.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Klaus Mulbjerg ...
Tryllekunstner
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Alex David
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Simone / Aimee
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August Holm
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Leo Sand
Peter Steen ...
Mel David
Ida Dwinger ...
Monica
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Fru Banum (Mrs. Banum)
Helle Fagralid ...
Nan Sand
Mercedes Claro Schelin ...
Mercedes Sand
Jens Blegaa ...
Waiter
Isabella Miehe-Renard ...
Journalist
Katrin Muth ...
Bartender
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Storyline

Late one evening, Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to follow the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee, time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, towards whom he cannot return. Alex's future, is Aimee's love. But will he have the courage to embrace it? A psychological romantic drama, about a man, who forgets about his past and must put his faith in love, in order to gain a future. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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It's all film. It's all construction. But even so, it hurts.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sensuality and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

26 September 2003 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Реконструкция  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,629 (USA) (10 September 2004)

Gross:

$72,762 (USA) (19 November 2004)
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2.35 : 1
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Narrator: It is a film. Everything is constructed. Still it hurts.
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25 September 2004 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

"Reconstruction" was an excellent movie. Some have renounced it for its little tricks. Shame on them. While the little tricks themselves weren't impressive, they contributed to the film's ideas. Maria Bonnevie was enchanting. Interestingly, when I left the theater, I felt as though I knew (and perhaps loved) Aimee even though she was a construction, a fiction about whom next to nothing was revealed. In this manner, Alex and I bonded although there is no Alex. This movie was something that viewers can feel. I loved the skepticism. I enjoyed belong dazzled by the beauty only to have it taken away. Was it ever there? There is an honesty in "Reconstruction" that is rare in cinema. This movie wasn't especially subtle in its nihilism, which was fine. Anything more subtle would have been wasted on many, maybe even me. Who knows?


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