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La La Land (2016)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 25 December 2016 (USA)
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While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.

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Aspiring actress serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and jazz musician Sebastian scrapes by playing cocktail-party gigs in dingy bars. But as success mounts, they are faced with decisions that 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)

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$9,242,782 (USA) (25 December 2016)

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$151,101,803 (USA)
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Trivia

Damien Chazelle began work on La La Land (2016) in 2010, noting he was inspired by the French musical classic The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964). [Variety 2017] See more »

Goofs

During the road rage incident between Mia and Sebastian, Sebastian is seen wearing a brown-colored shirt. When he returns to his apartment and has the conversation with his sister, he is wearing a blue-colored shirt. In the next scene, when Sebastian is practicing on his piano, he is back to wearing the brown-colored shirt. Director Damien Chazelle acknowledged this mistake in the audio commentary. See more »

Quotes

Keith: How are you gonna be a revolutionary if you're such a traditionalist? You hold onto the past, but jazz is about the future.
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Crazy Credits

The Summit Entertainment logo has an old-time variant where it looks like a matte painting of a mountain in a box and the word "Summit" above it. See more »

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References Funny Face (1957) See more »

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Boise
Music by Justin Hurwitz
Performed by La La Land Jazz Ensemble
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Most Over Rated Film Ever
16 January 2017 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

I've never been more disappointed in a film than I have with La La Land. The trailer had me completely sucked in and I couldn't wait to see it at the cinema. However, this film is an hour too long, had practically no story and was so boring to watch, my Mom was asleep after 10 minutes. Not just that but all the 'singers' in the film were far too weak, Gosling and Stone didn't have powerful enough voices to carry off the lead parts. John Legend had the best voice by far, but his part was so small it didn't make a difference to the film as a whole. Not good at all, if you do go to see this, don't believe all the hype and go in with low expectations.

8.8 on IMDb, what a joke!


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