Allegro
Allegro (2006)

Drawing inspiration from famed Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 sci-fi classic Stalker, director/co-screenwriter Christoffer Boe's heady tale of love and memory follows an acclaimed Danish pianist as he sets out to a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 9, 2007
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times

[Director] Boe's technique has more flash than passion.

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Leslie Felperin
Variety

Like its gifted, but emotionally frigid, pianist hero, Allegro is filled with technical virtuosity but short on real feeling.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Part romance, part animation, part sci-fi thriller - Boe uses any and every tool he can get his hands on to tell this tale of emotional isolation and resolution.

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Raven Snook
Time Out

Although the film, much like its protagonist and his piano playing, lacks a certain passion, its stylistic structure and execution are coolly flawless.

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Nathan Lee
Village Voice

Writer-director Christoffer Boe takes himself very, very seriously. Me, not so much.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

Boe continues to remap Copenhagen with this arthouse sci-fi trip into the outer regions of love, identity and oblivion.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

In Allegro, the past is a shadowy night town whose geography is continually rearranging itself.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

Inventive, entertaining and pleasingly bold.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Spare, elegant and tailor-made for intense discussions over dark coffee, Boe's film is a slily bold and delightfully inventive variation on an age-old theme.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Pierluigi Puccini
Although I'm not entirely pleased with the dogma-like direction the core of the story is intelligent, and as most sad things, very beautiful.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Allegro," it has been ten years since Andrea(Helena Christensen), the love of the live of Zetterstrom(Ulrich Thomsen), a… More