'Seriously rich in charm'
'Once tells a gentle, touching love story that’s both elegantly simple and deceptively complex'
'Uplifting. Quietly romantic. Rousing. The songs will stay with you'
'A rare gem - one of the year's most magical films'
'beautifully made...tender, funny and almost unbearably moving'
'A bold and poignant modern love-story that restores
your faith in music, romance and film'
'2007's most pleasant cinematic surprise – Once has enough
heart, wit, verve and songwriting genius to ensure you’ll see it far
more times than its title suggests'
'A magical, beguiling wonder…..a gift of a movie that is
absolutely worth seeing more than once'
Peter Travers, ROLLING STONE
'The musical of the year - if not the decade.'
'Close to perfect'
A.O. Scott, NEW YORK TIMES
'a beautiful film'