Watch the Couple From Once Hit the Skids in The Swell Season Trailer


During the Tribeca Film Festival, Vulture brought you an exclusive clip from The Swell Season, a story about Once actors-musicians Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová; now, with the documentary due in theaters next month, a whole trailer has debuted online. Consider it the black-and-white, real-life sequel to Hansard and Irglová's winsome, star-crossed Once romance, which actually got consummated off-screen as the two toured in support of their musical efforts and Academy Award for Best Song. Alas, the age difference and the new demands of fame wore on the two, and their budding-but-disintegrating relationship forms the backbone of the new movie. (Is it anything that a gifted piano can't fix?)