Allegro Non Troppo
Allegro Non Troppo (1976)

Something of a Fantasia for adults, Allegro Non Troppo intercuts slapstick live-action sequences -- which relay the story of a beleaguered animator's (Maurizio Nichetti) ongoing battle with an Oliver Hardy-like orchestra conductor --… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1976
DVD Release Date: February 3, 2004
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Time Out

Overall very amiable, quirky fun.

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Douglas Pratt

Generally humorous, quite colorful, and at least somewhat thought provoking.

Christopher Null

every bit is weird, experimental, and vaguely inappropriate as you would expect.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

It's not only a hilarious send-up of Disney's excesses but a splendid cartoon feature in its own right -- funny and imaginative and lively.

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TV Guide

Director Bozzetto's style is frantic in pace and occasionally violent, but his use of color and line is dazzling.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Fun, but chintzy-looking compared to Fantasia, which it claims to spoof.

Fernando F. Croce

Bozzetto's satire serves both Darwin and Genesis.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A reminder of a time not that long ago when movies seemed fresher, braver and just generally more exciting than they are now.

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Nell Minow
Movie Mom

Fantasia with a sense of irony.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
A series of cartoons animated to classical music pieces. It never reaches the grandiose heights of FANTASIA (the filmmakers are well aware of that fact), but… More
Aj V
I love this movie, it's a beautiful animated music filled film much like Fantasia, but with some humorous interludes in between. It's so full of life… More
Jennifer Xu
It's a good parody of Fantasia and also a pretty good stand-alone movie in itself. Some passages were hilarious, some were sad, some were unBEARably sad,… More