‘Once’ director John Carney’s ‘Can A Song Save Your Life?’ starring Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo – is set to receive its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this September.
‘Can a Song Save Your Life?’ follows Keira Knightley’s character as she moves to New York to pursue a music career, who falls on hard times until a music producer (Ruffalo) helps to turn her fortunes around.
The film is executive produced by Judd Apatow and boasts an impressive supporting cast includes music star CeeLo Green; Mos Def; Adam Levine (Maroon 5); Catherine Keener; James Corden; and the young Oscar-nominated star of ‘True Grit’ Hailee Steinfeld.
‘Once’ proved an enormous international hit for Carney, winning an Oscar for its signature song ‘Falling Slowly’ for Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová in 2008.
John Carney also directed Irish films ‘The Rafters’ and ‘Zonad’, and several episodes of RTE’s ‘Bachelor’s Walk’.