The film makes visual allusions to classic films such as Broadway Melody of 1940, Singin' in the Rain and An American in Paris. Director Chazelle considers An American in Paris as an example of how daring vintage musicals were and used it as a standard by which he made his film. See more
In the Lighthouse cafe, before Sebastian met Keith for the first time. Sebastian took Mia's hand and went across the dance floor, sitting by the table of two. Mia went too fast and hit the table slightly while something, possibly a recording device or Mia's left earring, fell on the table and Sebastian caught it by hand. Then he smoothly collected it in his pocket without explaining what it was or returning it back to Mia. See more
I just feel that people, when they say that they, you know, hate jazz... they just... they don't have context, they don't know where it comes from. You know? Jazz was born in a little flophouse in New Orleans, and it just, because people were crammed in there, they spoke five different languages, they couldn't talk to each other. The only way they could communicate was with jazz.
Yeah, but what about Kenny G?
What about Kenny G? I mean, what about elevator music? You know, jazz music that I ...
Written by Frank Maudsley
, (as Francis Reynolds Maudsley), Paul Reynolds
, Ali Score
(as Alistair M. Score), and Michael Score
Performed by D.A. Wallach See more