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


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.


Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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





Release Date:

26 September 2003 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Реконструкция  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


$72,762 (USA) (19 November 2004)

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Technical Specs


| (Filmfest Hamburg) | (original release)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Narrator: The woman left. The laughter stopped. But, the man is still here. Not like that... All alone.
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Intriguing and thought provoking
27 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at the London Film Festival, introduced by Boe the director and the beautiful Bonnevie, the lead actress. Boe is a graduate of the Danish film school and, as you might expect, the film is packed with movie references from Bergman to Hitchcock via Lynch. I hope the movie picks up a UK distributor as a second viewing is needed to understand the movie fully. On one viewing alone, this is an intelligent, intriguing and thought provoking movie with an excellent sense of time and place (Copenhagen, the present, even though no-one seems to have a mobile phone!), clever cinematography and editing and good performances. Boe creates a vision of Copenhagen as a labyrinthine, alien jungle where your front door may disappear and your friends have never seen you before.

Highly recommended

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