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La La Land (2016)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 25 December 2016 (USA)
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A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

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Mia
Amiée Conn ...
Famous Actress
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Linda (Coffee Shop Manager)
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Coffee Spiller
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Caitlin
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Laura
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Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart. Written by Eirini

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Here's to the fools who dream.


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Rated PG-13 for some language | See all certifications »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,102,091 (USA) (16 December 2016)

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$149,765,752 (USA) (17 March 2017)
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Trivia

In La La Land Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling have a scene at Griffith Observatory. In the movie Gangster Squad both are having a romantic walk outside of the Griffith Observatory. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie, after the crowd dancing scene, the camera quickly pans to the left to the girl in the yellow dress laying on top of the red car. After the pan, all the shadows of the people are pointing in the opposite direction, revealing that they shot the latter scene at a different time of day and the shots were combined to make it look like a single continuous shot (at 3 min 45 sec). See more »

Quotes

Sebastian: I'm always gonna love you.
Mia: I'm always gonna love you, too.
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Crazy Credits

There is a title card at the very beginning that says "Filmed in Cinemascope." See more »

Connections

References Midnight in Paris (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Boy in the Park
Music by Justin Hurwitz
Performed by La La Land Jazz Ensemble
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My Most Memorable Cinematic Experience Since Star Wars - when I was six
10 October 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The last time, I felt like this, in a cinema, I was six years old and I was watching Star Wars. I never imagined, I would ever find that feeling again in a cinema. That sense of being transported to another world.

The opening sequence took my breath away and I never got it back. Not even at the end - which left my head spinning. It is a beautiful film with soul, wit, charm, style and love. It is simply outrageous! Bold and fantastic and fantastical.

I am a straight man but my love for Ryan Gosling could change all that. He's a melancholy genius and Emma Stone is our muse.

This film defies genre. It is a masterpiece. I urge you to see it. I was lucky enough to see it at the BFI London Film Festvial.

It has been five days since I saw La La Land and I am still thinking about it and singing the haunting refrain that plays with your soul. I mean it gets in there - that music - the music of the firmament. Flying still, dreaming still... thank you Damien.


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