We watched the highly acclaimed, little watched Once this weekend, and it lived up to the hype.
It feels like a documentary about two musicians - an Irish guy and a Czech gal - who are both in difficult phases of their lives. The story is told through their music and sparse dialogue. It's quirky, thoughtful and touching.
Most movies are so over-told these days I feel like they're hitting me over the head. The subtleness of "Once" is a nice change of pace. The movie isn't for everyone, but give it a try if you are looking for a beautiful story.