Once (2007) 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… 2007-05-16 R PT88M Drama Musical Glen Hansard Marketa Irglova Fox Searchlight Pictures
Movie Review

Once (2007)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
A

Details Limited Release: May 16, 2007; Rated: R; Length: 88 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Musical; With: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova; Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures

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.

Originally posted May 25, 2007 Published in issue #936 Jun 01, 2007 Order article reprints