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Batocchio

The highlight for me had to be the win for Once. Hansard was clearly nervous during his performance with his battered guitar, and his acceptance speech was as wonderful and sincere as the film itself. Having Irglova brought back out was unexpected and touching. Indie musicians and filmmakers, shooting a film for 100 grand over three weeks, expecting only to sell DVDs at their concerts, and they win an Oscar for a great little film. Well done.

Jennifer

Doesn't this remind you of Cat Stevens? I've thought that since the first time I heard it.

Claire

How GREAT was Marketa's acceptance speech? This was my favorite win, too. LOVE.

Linkmeister

Call me shallow, but I loved that guitar. No flashy sponsored loaner for him.

Claire

Linkmeister - I've seen Glen Hansard play a couple of times over the last four years and he always has that guitar with him. I grinned when I saw it on stage. Too cool.

Lance

Link, Have you seen the movie? That guitar is practically a character.

Linkmeister

No, but I'll look for it on DVD.

Judith

Hey - I sooooo loved this. Thank you for posting it. I only caught the clip on youtube of their Oscar win and was really touched but didnt hear the song.

Beautiful.

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