• Reconstruction (2003)


Release Date: 2003

DVD Release Date: April 12th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

A photographer named Alex (Nikolaj Lie Kaas) leaves his girlfriend one night to pursue an alluring stranger. Soon Alex and the stranger, Aimee (Maria Bonnevie), begin a turbulent love affair. When Alex attempts to return to his old life, he finds it has literally vanished. His former girlfriend no longer recognizes him, and his apartment doesn't exist. When Alex realizes he is part of a literary fantasy beyond his control, he has no choice but to discard his past life and embrace the future.

Cast: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Maria Bonnevie, Krister Henriksson, Nicolas Bro, Peter Steen, Malene Schwartz, Helle Fagralid, Ida Dwinger

Director: Christoffer Boe

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Director's Cut

Keywords: Love , Husband , Girlfriend , 2000s , Temptation , Hotel

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Reconstruction means to be confusing, and is. It also means to intrigue us, and does.

  • 75
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    The influence of Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier looms heavily over the whole film. show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Despite the high piffle of the psychology and the arched abstraction of the story line, Reconstruction is well crafted. Under director Christoffer Boe's cagey hand, the pacing is sleek and the cinematography evocative. Claro's compositions are vigorously stylish. show more

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