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Director:
Writers:
Mogens Rukov (writer)
Christoffer Boe (writer)
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Release Date:
26 September 2003 (Denmark) See more »
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Tagline:
It's all film. It's all construction. But even so, it hurts.
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
12 wins & 10 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Intriguing and Surrealstic See more (30 total) »

Cast

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Klaus Mulbjerg ... Tryllekunstner

Nikolaj Lie Kaas ... Alex David

Maria Bonnevie ... Simone / Aimee

Krister Henriksson ... August Holm

Nicolas Bro ... Leo Sand
Peter Steen ... Mel David
Ida Dwinger ... Monica
Malene Schwartz ... Fru Banum (Mrs. Banum)
Helle Fagralid ... Nan Sand
Mercedes Claro Schelin ... Mercedes Sand
Jens Blegaa ... Waiter
Isabella Miehe-Renard ... Journalist
Katrin Muth ... Bartender

David Dencik ... Bartender
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Directed by
Christoffer Boe 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Christoffer Boe  writer
Mogens Rukov  writer

Produced by
Lars Kjeldgård .... co-producer
Tine Grew Pfeiffer .... producer
Åke Sandgren .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Thomas Knak 
 
Cinematography by
Manuel Alberto Claro 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Brandt 
Mikkel E.G. Nielsen 
 
Casting by
Anja Philip 
 
Production Design by
Martin de Thurah 
 
Costume Design by
Gabi Humnicki 
 
Makeup Department
Henrik Steen .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Johnny Andersen .... production manager
 
Art Department
Torben Stig Nielsen .... property master
Hans Erik Olsen .... painter
 
Sound Department
Morten Green .... sound
Nino Jacobsen .... sound re-recording mixer
Julien Naudin .... foley artist
John Nielsen .... boom operator
Camilla Mauritzson Skjaerbaek .... dialogue editor (as Camilla Mauritzson)
Mark Kenna .... consultant: Dolby film sound (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Lars Bjørn Hansen .... digital effects
René Rask .... matte painter
 
Stunts
Stig Günther .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jakob Bonfils .... Steadicam operator
Niels A. Hansen .... clapper loader (as Niels Hansen)
Tobias Juhl .... lighting assistant
Andreas Kragh-Jacobsen .... additional lighting assistant
Sune Lolk .... gaffer
Linn Sandholm .... still photographer
Søren Sielemann .... additional lighting assistant
Peter Topsøe-Jensen .... first assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Ejvind Bording .... color timer
Jan Degn .... colorist
Jonas Drehn .... colorist
Christina Isabel Emdrup .... post-production assistant
Tove Jystrup .... post-production coordinator
Michael Jørgensen .... assistant editor
Adam Nielsen .... trailer editor
Glennie Pettersson .... post-production assistant
Kaspar Astrup Schröder .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ada Kaalund .... accountant
Jorunn Keller .... script supervisor
Bibi Malby .... production assistant (as Bibi Husted Malby)
Hanne Merkx .... accountant
Gitte Nielsen .... accountant
Lone Sloth .... accountant
Carsten Sparwath .... location manager
Jeppe Tolstrup-Møller .... location scout
Sophus K. Windeløv .... production runner (as Sophus Kirkeby Windeløv)
Henrik Zein .... accountant
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some sensuality and brief strong language
Runtime:
France:91 min (Cannes Film Festival) | Germany:89 min (Filmfest Hamburg) | Argentina:91 min | USA:90 min | 92 min (original release)
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Quotes:
Narrator:That's how it always ends. A bit of magic, a bit of smoke. Something floating
Narrator:But it doesn't work without the necessary push. A bit of laughter,a man... a beautiful woman and love. Let's start over. At the beginning,it was man alone.
Narrator:No,he's not alone. Yet.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Året der gik 2003 (2003) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
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9 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Intriguing and Surrealstic, 24 December 2007
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In Copenhagen, the photographer Alex (Nicolaj Lie Kaas) is the boyfriend of Simone (Maria Bonnevie) and the Swedish painter Aimee (Maria Bonnevie) is the wife of the writer August Holm (Krister Henriksson). When Alex meets Aimee in a bar, they have one night stand and falls in love for each other. However, on the next days, Alex is forgotten by his girlfriend and friends, and sees his world vanishing and his romance with Aimee re-initiating.

"Reconstruction" is an intriguing and surrealistic romance that follows the school of David lynch. All the characters are needy of love, and one possible interpretation (actually my interpretation) for the plot is that August is writing his novel inspired in the needy of his wife an muse Aimee that feels lonely with his constant absence due to his lectures and meetings with his editor Monica. He develops and affair of the character Aimme with the also fictional Alex, a man that has difficulties to commit with and believe in love, being hard for him to say "I love you" to Simone. When Alex meets Aimee, he leaves his past relationship behind but it is hard for him to believe in the love of Aimee and he loses her, and the magic of their love is never accomplished. If the viewer is seeking an original screenplay raising many questions without much explanation and open to interpretation, supported by great performances and wonderful cinematography and music score, he or she will certainly love this little gem. Last but not the least, Maria Bonnevie is a very pretty and seductive woman. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Reconstrução de um Amor" ("Reconstruction of a Love")

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