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The Swell Season -- The world fell in love with Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová when their songwriting collaboration in the film Once culminated in a jubilant Oscar win. But behind the scenes, where Glen and Mar's on-screen romance became reality, a grueling two-year world tour threatens to fracture their bond.
The Swell Season -- In 2008, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova captivated audiences and earned two Academy Awards for their musical collaboration in the film 'Once'.  As their fictional romance blurred with reality they fell in love, recorded an album, and embarked on a world

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Directors:
Nick August-Perna (co-director)
Chris Dapkins (co-director)
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Release Date:
13 July 2012 (Spain) See more »
Plot:
The world fell in love with Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová when their songwriting collaboration... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Lovely but Lacking See more (8 total) »

Cast

 
Catherine Hansard ... Herself

Glen Hansard ... Himself

Markéta Irglová ... Herself

Directed by
Nick August-Perna (co-director)
Chris Dapkins (co-director)
Carlo Mirabella-Davis (co-director)
 
Produced by
Carlo Mirabella-Davis .... producer
 
Original Music by
Glen Hansard 
Markéta Irglová 
 
Cinematography by
Chris Dapkins 
 
Film Editing by
Nick August-Perna 
 
Production Management
Marcelo Gandola .... post-production manager
 
Sound Department
Andrea Bella .... sound effects editor
Michael Feuser .... dialogue editor
Brett Hammond .... sound recordist
Perry Levy .... sound editor
Tom Paul .... sound re-recording mixer
Steven Tollen .... sound executive producer
Kevin Peters .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Tom Poole .... digital intermediate colorist
Carlye Rubin .... assistant editor
Molle DeBartolo .... digital intermediate producer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Eileen O'Neill .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
André Des Rochers .... production counsel
Tamara Rosenberg .... story consultant
 

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91 min
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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Lovely but Lacking, 16 September 2011
Author: FalseRumorsDotCom from United States

There's no doubt about the fact that the film is beautiful. It feels like it's set in a never-ending autumn and moves with the quiet grace that the two stars embody. However...

A previous reviewer mentioned that information seems to be missing, and I totally agree. There is much talk about the duo's Oscar win, and at one point Mar discusses how the two met, but there is no information on what happened in between so therefore I have no idea how "Once" came about.

The stuff that makes it on screen is lovely and effective. I just wish I'd gotten a bit more information.

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