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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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Casting Director (First Audition)
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Tracy
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Alexis
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Caitlin
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Laura
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D.A. Wallach ...
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Storyline

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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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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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$134,644,981 (USA) (20 February 2017)
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While Mia is writing her one woman play, the protagonist's name Genevieve is seen in the script. This is likely a reference to Catherine Deneuve's character in Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (1964), of which this movie is heavily inspired. See more »

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Camera shadow briefly seen on one part of the freeway, during the "Another Day of Sun" sequence. 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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References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »

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Deck The Halls
Arranged by Justin Hurwitz
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Blah Blah Land
6 January 2017 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

This was quite possibly the worst movie I have ever seen. I cannot understand people who are raving about this film saying it's one of best! Ever heard of Shawhsank Redmemption, LA Confidential, Godfather??? And don't get me wrong I like musicals. Mary Poppins, Sound of Music are terrific. But this?! I wanted to run out after half an hour. Whiplash was OK and far better than this nonsense. Don't waste your time. I am a jazz musician so naturally I'm critical of the music. There was nothing memorable about any of the tunes. I am also a huge Ryan Gosling fan but he was totally wasted in this part. We went to this film with a few other couples and the the best review one of us gave was that it was "OK".


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