La La Land (2016)
Director: Damien Chazelle
Screenwriter: Damien Chazelle
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, Finn Whitlock, Jessica Lord, Sonoya Mizuno, Callie Hernand Stanley / J.K. Simmons / Tom Everett Scott / Meagan Fay / Damon Gumpton / Jason Fox / Josh Pintz / Amy Cohen / Teddy Lee Walters / Tom Shelton / Cinda Adams / Claudine Claudio / D.A. Wallach / Trevor Risall / Olivia Hamilton / Anna Cha Zaray / Marius de Vries / Nicole Coulon / Miles Anderson / John Hindman / Valary Ray Miller / Keef van den Heuwell / Zoe E. Hall/ Dempsey Papine/ Syndra Che/ …
Genre: Drama / Romance / Song and Dance / Literature
Region: United States
Release: 2017-02-14 (Mainland China) / 2016-08-31 (Venice Film Festival) / 2016-12-25 (USA)
Length: 128 minutes
Also known as: Star Dreamer (Hong Kong) / Le Lai Yue Loves You (Taiwan) / Jazz Love / La La Land
Rating: IMDB 8.0 / Rotten Tomatoes 91%
Mia (Emma Stone) aspires to become an actress, but so far she is still just an ordinary barista in the studio cafe. The only gain is failure. One day, at a party, Mia met a man named Sebastian (Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling), and at first there was a small conflict between the two, but soon, Mia met a man named Sebastian (Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling). Ya was attracted by Sebastian’s shining talent and his pure pursuit of jazz, and the two finally came together.
Encouraged by Sebastian, Mia quit her job in the cafe and concentrated on writing scripts for herself. At the same time, Sebastian joined a pop jazz band in order to obtain a stable income. , started to play modern jazz that I didn’t like, but I didn’t expect it to be a hit. As time goes by, the two who are trying to pursue their dreams are getting farther and farther away from each other, and they have to make a choice between their ideals and their feelings.
La La Land is a 2016 American musical romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as a musician and an aspiring actress who fall in love while pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles.
The film received critical acclaim and was a commercial success, grossing over $446 million worldwide. It was praised for its nostalgic nods to classic Hollywood musicals, its stunning visuals, and the chemistry between Gosling and Stone.
La La Land also won six Academy Awards, including Best Director for Chazelle, Best Actress for Stone, and Best Original Score for Justin Hurwitz. However, the film generated controversy when it was mistakenly announced as the Best Picture winner at the 89th Academy Awards, before the mistake was corrected and Moonlight was announced as the actual winner.
Despite the controversy, La La Land remains a beloved and influential entry in the musical genre, known for its catchy songs, charming performances, and stylish visuals. The film has also been credited with helping to revive interest in the movie musical and inspiring a new generation of filmmakers to explore the possibilities of the genre.