PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music
While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
Because Damien Chazelle wanted to shoot the scene in the tradition of old musicals without cuts or editing, Ryan Gosling practiced playing the piano and played it himself in one take on his first day of shooting. Co-star John Legend, who is a classically trained pianist, says he is "... ...
Jazz is about the future.
When Sebastian goes to check on the oven after the argument with Mia, the smoke rises out of the oven slowly and almost horizontally, a sign that fake smoke was placed inside. If the oven had actually started smoking due to extreme heat overcooking the food, the smoke would rise vertically and extremely fast upon being opened.
There is a title card at the very beginning that says "Filmed in CinemaScope."
$9,242,782 (USA) (25 December 2016)
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