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After starring in the indie hit "Once" in 2007 and winning the Academy Award for the best original song ("Falling Slowly"), folk rock musicians Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova won over audiences and skyrocketed to fame. For them life seemed to imitate art—the onscreen relationship was closely intertwined in both fact and fiction. But when they got back to post-Oscar reality, Hansard, 35, and Irglova, only 18 years old, decided to dive in and ride the wave of newfound popularity by heading on tour. This subtle and mesmerizing black-and-white music documentary bears witness to the band and the couple, from musical numbers that pleasure the ears and vibrate the screen to quiet moments where body language and silent pauses linger with foreboding heartbreak. It has always been apparent that the modest duo has a special connection musically, but when the offstage relationship doesn't run as smoothly, it raises real questions about the future.

About Directors

Nick August-Perna is a New York-based filmmaker working with Elkcreek Cinema. He has worked for PBS's award-winning documentary series "Wide Angle". He got his masters degree at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 2007. Chris Dapkins was invited by the Tribeca Film Institute to participate in the Tribeca/ Marrakech Filmmaker Exchange with Martin Scorcese and Abbas Kiarostami in Marrakech, Morroco in 2005. His short film from Morocco "A Weak Signal" premiered at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival. Carlo Mirabella-Davis cofounded Elkcreek Cinema, a collective dedicated to films involving the upstate area. He has a BFA from Tisch NYU Undergraduate Film School and recently completed his Masters Degree at Tisch NYU Graduate Film School. He wrote and directed the short film "Knife Point", which premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. Selected filmography: "The Swell Season" (2011, doc, co-dir, "Kino pavasaris").
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Metai - 2011
Šalis - Czech Republic, Ireland, United States
Trukmė - 91 min
Režisierius - Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins, Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Scenarijaus autoriai - Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins, Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Aktoriai - Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova
Prodiuseriai - Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Operatorius - Chris Dapkins
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Platintojas - Elephant Eye Films
Dialogai - English
Subtitrai - Lithuanian
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