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Once

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Once

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
88 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/16/07
performer:
Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova
director:
John Carney
distributor:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
author:
John Carney
genre:
musical, Drama

We gave it an A

In Dublin, a 30ish fellow (Glen Hansard) with a worn-out guitar meets a Czech immigrant (Markéta Irglová in her early 20s. As the two start to play together, the film moves with the dartingly unresolved spirit of a French New Wave film, yet the songs take on the majesty and devotion of a musical dream.