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Once
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Hugh Walsh Hugh Walsh
Timmy Drummer
Gerard Hendrick Gerard Hendrick
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Alaistair Foley Alaistair Foley
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Geoff Minogue Geoff Minogue
Eamon
Bill Hodnett Bill Hodnett
Guy's Dad
Danuse Ktrestova Danuse Ktrestova
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Touching.

12 years ago at Feb 20 11:06
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When going into a musical, the subtle approach is hardly ever taken. Not to say it’s better one way or the other, but Once proves without a doubt that a quiet, bittersweet, subtle approach can work wonders, and give a new level to your typical “indie film”. Not a lot of films can so easily mesh so many genres together, and make it work so well. You’ve got your basic style and presentation... read more

Less is more

11 years, 9 months ago at May 6 17:16
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Just like Before Sunrise, a new classic directed by Richard Linklater, Once is a magical film that through its narrative apparently simple, reaches a victory that escapes most films of the same genre, picturing with authenticity and feeling the precise instant in which two human beings find themselves in love for each other. The difference here is that when Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy were seduced... read more

An amazing modern musical...

11 years, 8 months ago at Jun 20 6:58
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Girl: "How come you don't play during daytime? I see you here everyday."
Guy: "During the daytime people would want to hear songs that they know, just songs that they recognize. I play these song at night or I wouldn't make any money. People wouldn't listen."
Girl: "I listen."

The film industry has witnessed its fair share of low-budget independent movies that yielded ... read more
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A modern-day musical about a busker and an immigrant and their eventful week in Dublin, as they write, rehearse and record songs that tell their love story.
Release date: 23 March 2007
Tags: Musical (28), Romance (24), Music (21), Drama (11), 2006 (11), Ireland (10), 2000s (9), Guitar (8), Independent Film (7), Irish (7), Immigrant (7), Friendship (6), Dublin (6), Piano (6), Foreign (5), Beautiful (5), Low Budget (5), Band (4), Love Story (4), 2007 (4)
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