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.
10 October 2016 | Jason Mcateer
10 | An unashamedly romantic musical, infused with intense charisma and devastating emotion
I was interested in seeing this film because not only am I a sucker for a good musical, but I'll admit to being a ...
The audition scene, where the casting director interrupts Mia's emotional performance to take a phone call, was actually inspired by one of Ryan Gosling's auditions in real life.
Maybe I'm not good enough!
Sebastian: Yes, you are.
Mia: Maybe I'm not! It's like a pipe dream.
Sebastian: This is the dream! It's conflict and it's compromise, and it's very, very exciting!
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."
$9,242,782 (USA) (25 December 2016)
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