Begin Again (2013)

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A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.

The latest film from writer-director John Carney (ONCE), BEGIN AGAIN is a soul-stirring comedy about what happens when lost souls meet and make beautiful music together. Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her long-time boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found fame soon tempt Dave to stray, and a reeling, lovelorn Gretta is left on her own. Her world takes a turn for the better when Dan (Mark Ruffalo), a disgraced record-label exec, stumbles upon her performing on an East Village stage and is immediately captivated by her raw talent. From this chance encounter emerges an enchanting portrait of a mutually transformative collaboration, set to the soundtrack of a summer in New York City. BEGIN AGAIN is produced and financed by Exclusive Media and produced by Anthony Bregman, Tobin Armbrust and Judd Apatow. (C) Weinstein

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 83% / Audience 81%

Rated R,  1 hr 41 mins

GENRES
Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION
John Carney
CAST
Adam Levine  •  Keira Knightley  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Hailee Steinfeld

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Adam Levine Dave
Keira Knightley Gretta
Mark Ruffalo Dan
Hailee Steinfeld Violet
Catherine Keener Miriam
James Corden Steve
Mos Def Saul
Aya Cash Jenny
Maddie Corman Phillis
Karen Pittman Business Woman
Paul Romero Bartender
Andrew Sellon Christian Father