Alegre ma non troppo

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Alegre ma non troppo
Directed by Fernando Colomo
Produced by Fernando Colomo
Beatriz de la Gándara
Written by Fernando Colomo
Joaquín Oristrell
Starring Penélope Cruz
Pere Ponce
Óscar Ladoire
Rosa Maria Sardà
Jordi Mollà
Music by Miguel Arbó
Antonio Cárdenas
Cinematography Javier Salmones
Edited by Miguel Ángel Santamaría
Distributed by Columbia TriStar Films de España
Release dates 1994
Running time 97 mins
Country Spain
Language Spanish

Alegre ma non troppo is a 1994 Spanish romance/comedy film directed by Fernando Colomo and starring Penélope Cruz and Jordi Mollà. It was set in Santander, Cantabria, Spain. It was nominated in 1995 for four awards and won two of them.

Plot[edit]

Pablo is a twenty-year-old man who wants to be a musician in order to be appreciated by his mother and find a male partner he can share his love with. He finds one, but because of his demanding behaviour, he is soon alone again. He tries to become a French horn player in the Youth Spain National Orchestra, but the examiner turns out to be his father, who's been living apart from his family and doesn't really accept Pablo's sexual trends. Once Pablo fails in his exam, he feels very depressed. When another French horn player from Valencia hasn't got a place to sleep, Pablo takes him home to his house. The next morning, however, he finds a girl named Salome inside of his bed.

Tagline[edit]

"Le gustaba la música. Le gustaban los chicos. Era un chico alegre... alegre pero no demasiado".

Cast[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • Fotogramas de Plata (1995)
    • Penélope Cruz - Nominated - Best Movie Actress (Mejor Actriz de Cine)

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