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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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Linda (Coffee Shop Manager)
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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

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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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25 December 2016 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$881,104, 9 December 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$151,101,803

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$445,636,919
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Trivia

Costume designer Mary Zophres said that her favorite piece of clothing worn by Emma Stone was the white dress seen toward the end of the film. See more »

Goofs

Right before they meet Keith for the first time, as they are sitting down at the table, something (necklace?) falls off of Mia onto the table, Sebastian quickly swipes it away with his right arm as he takes a drink with his left. When the camera switches, he is drinking with his right arm. 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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There is a title card at the very beginning that says "Filmed in CinemaScope." See more »

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Features Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »

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Boise
Music by Justin Hurwitz
Performed by La La Land Jazz Ensemble
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Really disappointing
4 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

Saying that this film is a Musical is like saying The Martian is a comedy. I found the film extremely slow moving and it did not hold my attention. The story line was weak and it had me hoping it would improve. It did not improve and I walked out with about 40 minutes of the film remaining. Considering the exceptional reviews and ratings this film has been getting I was sorely disappointed. Films like Singing in the Rain are musicals. This is not even a fraction of a musical. I am an avid film goer and consider that I have enough musical knowledge, coming from a musical background, to give such judgments. I notice one other reviewer stated this could be classed as a poor man's Woody Allen film and I totally agree. Last year I saw The Cafe Society and this had far greater costumes, acting, depth and music .


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