Director: John Carney.
Ireland, 2007, 115min, drama/ music/ romance.
A modern day classic that has been called “possibly the best music film of our generation”. It won the 2008 Academy Award for best original song and the 2007 Sundance Audience Award. A charming, tender and intelligent love story about the meeting of a part-time Dublin street musician and a young Czech immigrant who is also an aspiring singer/songwriter. This film about their joyful collaboration in life and song is irresistibly appealing.
“The year’s most pleasant cinematic surprise. Once has enough heart, wit, verve and sheer songwriting genius to ensure you’ll see it far more times than its title suggests.”
— Dan Jolin, Empire