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Once, pequeño gran éxito (2008)

Once is a 2007 Irish musical film written and directed by John Carney. Set in Dublin, Ireland, the naturalistic drama stars musicians Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová. Collaborators prior ... See full synopsis »

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David Ulloa

Writer:

Miguel Parra

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Cast

Credited cast:
Abigail Breslin ... Olive Hoover (archive footage)
Robert Carlyle ... Gaz (archive footage)
Glen Hansard ... Himself
Markéta Irglová ... Herself
Ellen Page ... Juno MacGuff (archive footage)
Billy Bob Thornton ... Hank Grotowski (archive footage)
John Travolta ... Himself (archive footage)
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Once is a 2007 Irish musical film written and directed by John Carney. Set in Dublin, Ireland, the naturalistic drama stars musicians Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová. Collaborators prior to making the film performing under the stage moniker The Swell Season, Hansard and Irglová composed and performed all of the original songs in the film.

Shot for only 112,000, the film was successful, earning substantial per-screen box office averages in the United States. It received enthusiastic reviews and awards such as the 2007 Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film. Hansard and Irglová's song "Falling Slowly" won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Original Song and the soundtrack as a whole also received a Grammy Award nomination.

Once spent years in development with the Irish Film Board. It was during a period where the film board had no chief executive (for about 6 months) that the film was given the go-ahead by a lower level executive on the provision that the producers could make it on ...

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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

28 August 2008 (Spain) See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Production Co:

Canal+ España See more »
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Color
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Soundtracks

Falling Slowly
Written and Performed by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová
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