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"Allegro dwells on the romantic world in which character flaws and personal mistakes alter one's universe."
  • NR
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 28 min
  • 6.5  (1,962)
  • 63

Allegro is a 2005 Danish romantic drama film directed by Christoffer Boe. The film stars Ulrich Thomsen, Helena Christensen, and Henning Moritzen. The film is set in Copenhagen, and follows the story of Zetterstrøm (Ulrich Thomsen), a successful musician who is about to embark on an international tour. However, he begins to experience problems with his hearing, and is forced to cancel the tour. Zetterstrøm seeks help from an ear specialist who diagnoses him with a rare condition that will eventually lead to complete deafness.

While coping with this devastating news, Zetterstrøm meets a beautiful woman named Sarah (Helena Christensen), who happens to be a former lover of his mentor and friend, Erik (Henning Moritzen). Zetterstrøm and Sarah begin a passionate love affair, but their relationship is complicated by Erik's disapproval and Zetterstrøm's declining health.

Throughout the film, Zetterstrøm struggles to accept his fate while balancing his career, his relationship with Sarah, and his friendship with Erik. The film explores themes of love, loss, and the search for meaning in life.

The cinematography in Allegro is stunning, with beautiful shots of Copenhagen and its architecture. The film also features an incredible soundtrack, with original music composed by Jeppe Kaas.

Ulrich Thomsen delivers a powerful performance as Zetterstrøm, capturing the character's emotional turmoil and inner struggle. Helena Christensen is equally impressive as Sarah, and their on-screen chemistry is palpable. Henning Moritzen provides a strong supporting performance as Erik, adding depth and nuance to the film.

Overall, Allegro is a thought-provoking and moving film that explores the complexities of love, life, and death. Its stunning visuals and powerful performances make it a must-see for fans of romantic dramas.

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