Country Focus: Ireland
Ireland - International Film Guide Survey
by Michael Dwyer
- On the eve of the Oscars, John Carney's micro-budget Dublin musical, Once, saw off formidable competition when it was voted Best Foreign Film at the US Independent Spirit Awards. Once won again on Oscar night, with leading actors Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglova winning Best Original Song for their composition "Falling Slowly". More good news came when Irish citizen and resident Daniel Day-Lewis collected his second Best Actor Oscar for There Will Be Blood.
Read the survey published by the International Film Guide:
Survey - Ireland