Famous pianist Zetterström returns home to his native Denmark, to give a concert, just to find out that the choices he has made in his life have affected his love life greatly.

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Zetterstrøm
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Andrea
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Tom
Niels Skousen ...
The Cook
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Clara
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Terence Sander
Ida Dwinger ...
Simone
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Piano teacher
Svetoslav Korolev ...
Young Zetterstrøm
Tommy Kenter ...
Professor Fromberg
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Guard 1 (as Peder Pedersen)
Simon Bonde ...
Guard 2
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Alex in the Zone
Tom Jensen ...
Tjener
Kristian Halken ...
Klaverstemmer
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Famous pianist Zetterström returns home to his native Denmark, to give a concert, just to find out that the choices he has made in his life have affected his love life greatly.

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Allegro dwells on the romantic world in which character flaws and personal mistakes alter one's universe. See more »

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30 September 2005 (Denmark)  »

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Budget:

DKK 10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$505 (USA) (11 May 2007)

Gross:

$7,346 (USA) (3 August 2007)
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2.35 : 1
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Zetterstrøm: I have a concert in a half hour, I want my skills back, and I want them now!
Tom: Well...
Zetterstrøm: I don't want to hear any "well"...
Tom: Well...
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Referenced in iChat mellem Boe og Wulff (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Fugue No. 8, D Sharp Major, BWV 853
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Cyprien Katsaris
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Boe is an Artist's Artist; He weaves a mesmerizing world
22 January 2008 | by (boston mass. usa) – See all my reviews

Inspired by having seen the provocative Reconstruction last year, I watched Allegro last night and found it to be just spectacular. I think Boe is one of those amazing Renaissance people, whose skills crossover like blossoming fireworks.Above all else, I appreciate his concepts, which become his story lines.Supporting them is his very idiosyncratic visual style. The film is dark and moody, like its protagonist, and there is little dialogue. Long contemplative shots are frequently interrupted by a barrage of split-second images- the equivalent of memory flash cards. The cartoon story that plays during the film's introduction- tells the simple story one is about to see unfold. It's basically a one sentence story about the necessary role that deep feelings play in the life of any great artist. I see that simple story as a spider, and the ensuing film as the web around the spider. I particularly like it that the narrator clearly tells us, at the very beginning, what the film is about, and then we spend the next hours watching that spider web be built and travelled. What a fascinating world Boe creates.

I must say I am very surprised to have not seen much IMDb discussion of this film . I only hope that many more people will soon have the pleasure of its experience.


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