Paramount at the Movies Presents: Once [R]
Movies | 03/17/2021 | 3:00PM
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“Close to perfect.” – The New York Times
How often do you find the right person?
A modern day musical set on the streets of Dublin. Featuring Glen Hansard and his Irish band “The Frames,” the film tells the story of a street musician and a Czech immigrant during an eventful week as they write, rehearse, and record songs that reveal their unique love story.
Did you Know?
- Bob Dylan was such a big fan of the film that he arranged to have the two leads, Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, open for him on part of his world tour. Hansard and Irglová also covered Dylan’s song “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” for the film I’m Not There (2007).
- Steven Spielberg was a big fan of the film. He said “A little movie called Once (2007) gave me enough inspiration to last the rest of the year”.
- During the filming of the opening scene, because the scene was shot with long lenses placing the crew far away, and without informing the public, who would be crossing through the scene. A bystander, attempting to be a hero, accidentally injured the thief as he was running away by kneeing him in the groin.