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.
To help his cast and crew get inspired, Chazelle held screenings every Friday night during production of classical films that had inspired him for La La Land. The films he screened included; The Umbrellas of Chergourg, Singin' In the Rain, Top Hat ... ...
Welcome back, Seb.
Sebastian: There's a nice way to say that, Karen.
At the beginning of the movie, after the crowd dancing scene, the camera quickly pans to the left to the girl in the yellow dress lying on top of the red car. After the pan, all the shadows of the people are pointing in the opposite direction, revealing that they shot the latter scene at a different time of day and the shots were combined to make it look like a single continuous shot (at 3 min 45 sec).
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.
$9,242,782 (USA) (25 December 2016)