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Average of 1136 ratings: 3.6 Stars

2006 M Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over.

How often do you find the right person?

Exquisitely simple and pure of heart, this Audience Award-winner at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival is a musical gem from Ireland about a Dublin street musician and his collaboration — and potential romance — with a pretty Czech pianist.

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Glen Hansard, Marketa Irglova
John Carney
Drama , Music , Musical , Romance , Romantic Drama

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85 minutes
Icon Entertainment

DVD details

Screen Format
1.85:1 Widescreen
English, English for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1, English Dolby Digital 2.0

49 Member Reviews Write a review

5 by Desiree

This has got to be my favourite movie all year. Fresh and real, the characters are totally believable

(the lead's father is just gorgeous!) and it isn't spoiled by a cheesy ending. And it has a FABULOUS

sound track!

1 by Now's Good

Could only tolerate about 10 minutes of this - and that's because my daughter said it was boring and rubbish and I wanted to prove her wrong! She was right. This is really just a self-indulgent performance... Read more

5 by The Prof

A truly excellent film. The simplest of plots (boy meets girl, boy and girl make record together...), simply filmed (hand-held cameras), but a real gem. The acting is immaculate, with a sense of genuine... Read more

0.5 by George spinner

This was the most pathetic waste of time movie I've sat through in a very long time. Poor storyline and useless singing.

3 by Gissy girl

A movie musicians would like, a true to life story - no 'happy' ending here.

4 by Alison

Easy soul searching look into two musicians who help each other wake up to the good things in their life. Loved the music, big time, and the clever intertwining of two very different lives.

2 by Maljay1

Pleasant, slow moving story. Not sure why it one an award

5 by the eagles

This was just brilliant to both watch and listen to. Pure music as it really is without all the add-ons and baggage. Clean storyline and humour which got a laugh out of everyone in our home. It was... Read more

5 by GB15

One of the best films I've seen in a while. Great soundtrack. Moves slowly but has an engaging story line, and heartfelt, soulful music. Brilliant, Fresh filmmaking.

0.5 by vfb

Crappy movie. Lots of promise, it didn't deliver. Ended up on my phone while movie drones on.