Italian Film Festival

Allegro Non Troppo

Info: Italy, 1976, 81 min

Language: Italian with English subtitles

Director: Bruno Bozzetto


  • Friday January 4, 2019 - 9:00 pm

"Both weird and wonderful, Allegro Non Troppo deserves a standing ovation." Phil Hall, Wired

Maverick animator Bruno Bozzetto’s best known feature is a counter-cultural riposte to Disney’s Fantasia – definitely for grown-ups – an often inspired, manic riff on six classical music staples from Debussy, Dvorak, Sibelius, Vivaldi, Stravinsky and (unforgettably) Ravel’s Bolero. Interspersed with the animated sonatas are black and white live action slapstick sequences starring Maurizio Nichetti as a harried animator, a sleazy promoter, a bullying conductor, and a female geriatric orchestra…