The Swell Season

The low-budget Irish musical Once turned the Swell Season, the duo of Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, into overnight stars able to perform their yearning, folk-tinged songs around the globe. This documentary captures the madness around them and gives us a warts-and-all portrait of what this celebrity status does to them, both individually and as a romantic...read more

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The Swell Season - Official Trailer
01:43 — The world fell in love with Glen Hansard and Mark√©ta Irglov√° when their songwriting collaboration in the film Once culminated in a jubilant Oscar win. (more…)
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01:44 — Trailer for The Swell Season. In 2008, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova captivated audiences and earned two Academy Awards for their musical collabor (more…)
The Swell Season
In 2008, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova captivated audiences and earned two Academy Awards for their musical collaboration in the film Once, which r (more…)

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  • Released: 2011
  • Review: The low-budget Irish musical Once turned the Swell Season, the duo of Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, into overnight stars able to perform their yearning, folk-tinged songs around the globe. This documentary captures the madness around them and gives us… (more)

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