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La La Land (2016)

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A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

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Mia
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Famous Actress
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Linda (Coffee Shop Manager)
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Coffee Spiller
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Tracy
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Alexis
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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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Rated PG-13 for some language | See all certifications »

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25 December 2016 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$77,299,289 (USA) (16 January 2017)
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Was at one point set to star Miles Teller and Emma Watson. Teller was dropped from the project in favor of Ryan Gosling, while Watson dropped out to pursue other projects. Teller previously starred in director Damien Chazelle's first feature Whiplash. See more »

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During the opening freeway dance scene, several of the cars used for dancing have two visible, color matched strips on both the hood and roof. These are textured anti slip adhesive to prevent the dancers from slipping. See more »

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Sebastian: Jazz is about the future.
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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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Anyone Can Get It
Music and Lyrics by Marius De Vries, Eldad Guetta, Justin Hurwitz, Jarred Pellerin
Performed by Pell
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Golden age of Hollywood cinema re-imagined for today
17 September 2016 | by (NH) – See all my reviews

Telluride by the Sea (Portsmouth, NH) led off its 2016 weekend film festival with La La Land, a captivating film that hearkens back to the golden age of Hollywood cinema yet remains firmly embedded in present-day Los Angeles life. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling bring a startling depth and nuanced feelings to what could easily have been another trite variation on the theme of falling in and out of love. The film impressed me on so many levels, for the quality of the direction and cinematography, the seamless transition between musical song-and-dance numbers with a powerful narrative, the inventive choreography, the authenticity that Stone and Gosling brought to their portrayal of their characters, and the amplification of the intensity of their romance enacted through their singing and dancing. This film is not-to-be-missed by anyone who loves the classic Ginger Rodgers-Fred Astaire movies and who longs for a modern re- invention of this genre.


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