Mark Ruffalo’s latest movie Begin Again hits Canadian theatres this weekend, tempting audiences with a love story about second chances underscored with a musical plot. 

Begin Again is written and directed by John Carney, the same hand at the helm of the critically acclaimed musical romance OnceIn it Ruffalo plays a washed-up music executive who finds himself captivated by Greta, played by a guitar-strumming Keira Knightley.

Watch CBC's Deana Sumanac's interview with Mark Ruffalo in the video above, in which he reflects on romance and life at the halfway mark.