Once [videorecording] / Bórd Scannán na hÉireann ; Samson Films ; Summit Entertainment
DVDs | 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment | c2007 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD O DRAMA) plus 3 more
Culver City, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2007.
1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby surround.
Includes English and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová.
Producer, Martina Niland ; writer, John Carney ; director, John Carney ; director of photography, Tim Fleming ; editor, Paul Mullen ; production designer, Tamara Conboy.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2006.
Sundance Film Festival, 2007: Audience Award - World Cinema - Dramatic (John Carney)
MPAA rating: R; for language.
A Dublin guitarist/singer-songwriter who makes a living by fixing vacuum cleaners in his Dad's Hoover repair shop by day, sings and plays for money on the Dublin streets. A girl from Czechoslovakia loves to play the piano when she gets a chance. Together, they create a demo disc so he can take it to London in hope of landing a music contract. At the same time, they work through their past loves, and reveal their budding love for one another, through their songs.
Special features: commentary with director John Carney and actors/musicians Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová; musical commentary with director John Carney and actor/musicians Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová; "Making of a modern day musical" featurette; "More guy, more girl" featurette; free music download "Falling slowly" from the motion picture; "Broken hearted Hoover fixer sucker guy" animated sequence webisode; forced trailers.
MW, 12-07; 3-08(add)