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The Swell Season

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Sunday, March 25 2012

The Cost of Success: When Lives Intersect With Fame

The Swell Season is one of the most intimate fly-on-the-wall peeks at the effects of stardom on two people at two very different points in their lives. It’s arguably the most accomplished music documentary of its kind since D.A. Pennebaker’s Don’t Look Back.


Reviews

Thursday, October 6 2011

'The Swell Season' Explores That Kind of Love That Serves a Momentary Purpose

Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová's relationship now is equally beautiful and tragic, as they're united by a shared passion and torn apart by the same thing.


Wednesday, May 4 2011

Tribeca Film Festival 2011: 'The Swell Season’ and ‘The Loving Story’

One great documentary is about a relationship that may eventually be forgotten, and another important documentary about a relationship which set a precedent on equal rights for marriage.


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