The Swell Season
Release Date: October 7, 2011 (LA; NY release: Oct. 21)
Studio: Seventh Art Releasing
Director: Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins, Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Screenwriter: Not Available
Starring: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová
After captivating audiences with “Once,” Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová’s fictional romance blurred with reality, they fell in love, recorded an album, and embarked on a world tour. Fueled by two years of exhilaration, performance, and psychological turmoil, “The Swell Season” is much more than a music documentary. It is a volatile and intimate portrait of a romance that fractures in the face of life on the road and personal tragedy. As Glen and Markéta’s relationship unhinges, ultimately music prevails as their enduring connection. With incredible performances from around the world and an intimate seat on Glen and Markéta’s tour, “The Swell Season” will resonate with film fans and music fans alike.