R | | Drama, Music, Romance
A musician helps a young singer find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
The song "La Vie En Rose" provides a deeper meta-level commentary on the lives of famous musicians. The song translates to seeing the world through a magical lens where everything appears pink, rosy and blissful. The song foreshadowed the inner turmoil Jackson Maine was experiencing despite people's perceptions of celebrities having ideal lives.
George 'Noodles' Stone:
You know man, in the ol' days, I always knew, like, you were going to do something, that you'd be alright. It's the first time I'm worried about you.
During the serious chat between Jackson and Ally's manager Rafi, we can see Rafi looking at his phone. However, when we get a glimpse of the screen it's totally blank.
The first couple of seconds of the Warner Bros Pictures logo are cut out.
An extended version of the film, dubbed the "Encore Edition" with an additional 12 minutes of new footage, was released on March 1, 2019 for a limited one-week engagement. The material consists of longer takes of musical numbers, as well as a brand-new, never-before-seen song "Clover", by Ally and Jackson.
$42,908,051 7 October 2018