PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music
While waiting for their big breaks, two proper L.A. dreamers, a suavely- charming, soft-spoken jazz pianist and a brilliant, vivacious playwright, attempt to reconcile aspirations and relationship in a magical old-school romance.
Damien Chazelle is the first director to win the Academy Award for Best Director for a musical film since Bob Fosse for Cabaret (1972). Chazelle is also the first director win the award for an original musical film since Vincente Minnelli for Gigi (1958).
In the opening scene, several of the cars danced upon during the "Another Day of Sun" routine are dented in the roofs and hoods, revealing that there had already been several takes.
The Summit Entertainment logo has an old-time variant where it looks like a matte painting of a mountain in a box and the word "Summit" above it.
$4,102,091 (USA) (16 December 2016)
$151,058,124 (USA) (21 April 2017)
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