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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.

Director:

Damien Chazelle

Writer:

Damien Chazelle
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Won 6 Oscars. Another 237 wins & 287 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Gosling ... Sebastian
Emma Stone ... Mia
Amiée Conn ... Famous Actress
Terry Walters ... Linda (Coffee Shop Manager)
Thom Shelton ... Coffee Spiller
Cinda Adams ... Casting Director (First Audition)
Callie Hernandez ... Tracy
Jessica Rothe ... Alexis
Sonoya Mizuno ... Caitlin
Rosemarie DeWitt ... Laura
J.K. Simmons ... Bill
Claudine Claudio ... Karen (Waitress)
Jason Fuchs ... Carlo
D.A. Wallach D.A. Wallach ... '80s Singer
Trevor Lissauer ... Valet
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Here's to the fools who dream.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA | Hong Kong

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

LaLa Land See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$881,104, 11 December 2016

Gross USA:

$151,101,803

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$446,171,671
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
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Trivia

Director Chazelle says of actress Emma Stone, "Just the level of her acting in the song and dance scenes and the way that she expresses such gradations of emotion is amazing. I think she's one of the great actresses of our time and can create something without any dialogue, purely through her face, her mannerisms and body language." See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequence (Another Day of Sun) the cars on both sides of the freeway are facing the same way. See more »

Quotes

Sebastian: You're a barista? I can see how you can look down on me from all the way up there.
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Sleeping Beauty (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

A Lovely Night
Music by Justin Hurwitz
Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Performed by Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone
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User Reviews

 
It's ...alright TBH
20 February 2020 | by mikayakatntSee all my reviews

It's a good film, but definitely overhyped. It's a love story about LA that is all-too-true for many people who move there and seek their fortunes (and fame).

3.5/5. Good to watch once. No more.


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