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.
The song "When I Wake" by Justin Hurwitz was first featured in the movie Whiplash (2014), with the two main characters listening to the song while out on a date. The same thing happens in La La Land as the song is featured in the background while Sebastian and Mia are talking ... ...
I guess I'll see you in the movies.
When Sebastian is playing the opening piano solo for "Start a Fire" and he looks out into the crowd to smile at Mia, the people around Mia are already moving their heads to the main rhythm of the song (which hasn't kicked in yet)
There is a title card at the very beginning that says "Filmed in CinemaScope."
$4,102,091 (USA) (16 December 2016)
$151,058,124 (USA) (21 April 2017)
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