Allegro non troppo is an unabashed reimagination (somewhere between a parody and a remake) of Fantasia, with a decidedly grown-up spin. Featuring the work of six giants of classical music, Bruno Bozzetto and Maurizio Nichetti craft this series of animated oddities, all with the backdrop of a filmmaker (shot in black and white), whose big original idea is to make a film of animated shorts set to classical music. He's told this has been done before, but he proceeds anyway, using an orchestra of elderly women and an animator he keeps under the stage.
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The film is expected to continue without Mendes' involvement.