Hansard hasn't given any interviews about the movie until now, but as Vulture found out, he had plenty to say about that time in his life, and how he and Irglova have moved on since — she, with new husband Tim Iseler.Is it a little weird to watch an actor who's essentially playing you playing yourself?A thirty-something busker performs with his guitar on Grafton Street, a Dublin shopping district and chases a man who steals his money.
On a break in the early morning, the woman finds a piano in an empty studio and plays the man one of her own compositions ("The Hill").
After the all-night session wraps up, they walk home.
At a music store where the Czech woman regularly plays piano, the man teaches her one of his songs ("Falling Slowly"); they sing and play together.
He invites her to his father's shop, and on the bus home musically answers her question about what his songs are about: a long-time girlfriend who cheated on him, then left ("Broken Hearted Hoover Fixer Sucker Guy").
"It did become a real relationship," Hansard admits.
"I think it was just a very natural part of what we were doing together.The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry him... “So many people would flip but if the couple at some point announced they were engaged I’d be happy,” tweeted one fan. On Saturday, Glen Hansard’s rep said “no comment” when asked whether the 46-year-old singer was tying the knot. At the shop, the man introduces the woman to his father and takes her to his room, but when he asks her to stay the night, she feels insulted and leaves.The next day, they reconcile and spend the week writing, rehearsing and recording songs.He plays the demo for his father, who gives him money to help him get settled in London.