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Once (2007)Once (2007)
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THE VERY BEST

8.6

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Ireland
Czech, English
Dramatic, Original, Romantic
2007
John Carney
Darren Healy, Geoff Minogue, Gerard Hendrick
85 min

Synopsis

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A vacuum repairman moonlights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to collaborate, and the songs that they compose reflect the story of their blossoming love.

Our Take

8.6
Tristan Jan Lucas

Once is about a vacuum cleaner/repairman/street musician and a florist in a boy-meets-girl-then-makes-music tale of love, friendship, family, and freaking great music. You can just feel the passion from this simple but charming low-budget movie capturing the chemistry of music making. The film’s music will make your skin tingle and hair stand on end. How good is it? In addition to the film winning an Oscar for its music, the Broadway musical version has won 8 Tonys. In short – get ready for a sonic masterpiece!

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