La La Land (film)

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La La Land is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama musical film written and directed by Damien Chazelle.wikipedia
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Damien Chazelle

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La La Land is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama musical film written and directed by Damien Chazelle.
Damien Sayre Chazelle (born January 19, 1985) is a French-American director, film producer, and screenwriter, best known for his films Whiplash (2014), La La Land (2016), and First Man (2018).

73rd Venice International Film Festival

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La La Land premiered at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival on August 31, 2016, and was released in the United States on December 9, 2016.
The opening night film was Damien Chazelle's musical La La Land.

Ryan Gosling

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It stars Ryan Gosling as a jazz pianist and Emma Stone as an aspiring actress, who meet and fall in love while pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles.
Greater success came to Gosling when he starred in several critically acclaimed films, including the financial satire The Big Short (2015), and the romantic musical La La Land (2016), for which he won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, and received a second Oscar nomination.

Emma Stone

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It stars Ryan Gosling as a jazz pianist and Emma Stone as an aspiring actress, who meet and fall in love while pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles.
She won an Academy Award for Best Actress for playing an aspiring actress in the romantic musical La La Land (2016).

Mandy Moore (choreographer)

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Filming took place in Los Angeles from August to September 2015, with the film's score composed by Hurwitz and the dance choreography by Mandy Moore.
She choreographed the 2016 film La La Land and has also worked on stage musicals and commercials.

70th British Academy Film Awards

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It won a record-breaking seven awards from its seven nominations at the 74th Golden Globes and received eleven nominations at the 70th British Academy Film Awards, winning five awards, including Best Film.
La La Land received the most nominations in eleven categories, including Best Film, Best Director (Damien Chazelle), Best Actor in a Leading Role (Ryan Gosling), Best Actress in a Leading Role (Emma Stone), and Best Original Screenplay (Chazelle).

74th Golden Globe Awards

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It won a record-breaking seven awards from its seven nominations at the 74th Golden Globes and received eleven nominations at the 70th British Academy Film Awards, winning five awards, including Best Film.
La La Land won all seven awards for which it had been nominated, becoming the most successful film in Golden Globe Awards history and seventh overall to win each award for which it was nominated, including Best Director and Best Screenplay for Damien Chazelle, and Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy.

Justin Hurwitz

Having been fond of musicals during his time as a drummer, Chazelle first conceptualized the film alongside Justin Hurwitz while attending Harvard University together.
He is best known for his longtime collaboration with director Damien Chazelle, scoring each of his films: Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009), Whiplash (2014), La La Land (2016), and First Man (2018).

89th Academy Awards

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It also received a record-tying fourteen nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture; it won in six categories, including Best Director and Best Actress for Stone.
In the main ceremony, Moonlight won three awards including Best Picture, after La La Land was mistakenly announced as the winner, as well as Best Supporting Actor for Mahershala Ali.

Academy Award for Best Director

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It also received a record-tying fourteen nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture; it won in six categories, including Best Director and Best Actress for Stone.
Damien Chazelle became the youngest director in history to receive this award, at the age of 32 for his work on La La Land.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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It also received a record-tying fourteen nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture; it won in six categories, including Best Director and Best Actress for Stone.
In 2017, at the 89th Academy Awards, presenters Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty read La La Land as the winner of the award.

Jessica Rothe

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The rest of the cast – J. K. Simmons, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Callie Hernandez, Finn Wittrock, Rosemarie DeWitt, John Legend, Jason Fuchs, Meagen Fay – were announced between July and August 2015.
Jessica Ann Rothenberg (born May 28, 1987), known professionally as Jessica Rothe, is an American actress known for her role in the 2016 Academy Award-winning film La La Land, her lead role in the 2016 MTV television series Mary + Jane, and her starring role as Tree Gelbman in the 2017 slasher film Happy Death Day as well as its 2019 sequel Happy Death Day 2U.

Callie Hernandez

The rest of the cast – J. K. Simmons, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Callie Hernandez, Finn Wittrock, Rosemarie DeWitt, John Legend, Jason Fuchs, Meagen Fay – were announced between July and August 2015.
Callie Marie Hernandez (born 1988 or 1989) is an American actress known for her roles in the films Blair Witch (2016), La La Land (2016), The Endless (2017), and Alien: Covenant (2017).

Tom Everett Scott

His film work includes a starring role as drummer Guy Patterson in the film That Thing You Do!, the protagonist in An American Werewolf in Paris, and notable roles in Boiler Room, One True Thing, Dead Man on Campus, The Love Letter, Because I Said So, Danger One, and La La Land.

Rosemarie DeWitt

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The rest of the cast – J. K. Simmons, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Callie Hernandez, Finn Wittrock, Rosemarie DeWitt, John Legend, Jason Fuchs, Meagen Fay – were announced between July and August 2015.
In 2016, DeWitt appeared in Damien Chazelle's musical romance La La Land opposite Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

Finn Wittrock

The rest of the cast – J. K. Simmons, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Callie Hernandez, Finn Wittrock, Rosemarie DeWitt, John Legend, Jason Fuchs, Meagen Fay – were announced between July and August 2015.
In 2016, Wittrock guest starred as Jether Polk in American Horror Story: Roanoke, and played Greg in Damien Chazelle's La La Land.

Sonoya Mizuno

The rest of the cast – J. K. Simmons, Sonoya Mizuno, Jessica Rothe, Callie Hernandez, Finn Wittrock, Rosemarie DeWitt, John Legend, Jason Fuchs, Meagen Fay – were announced between July and August 2015.
She has had minor roles in the films La La Land, Beauty and the Beast, and Crazy Rich Asians''.

Whiplash (2014 film)

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Following the success of his 2014 film Whiplash, the project was picked up by Summit Entertainment.
Chazelle said he wrote the film "initially in frustration" while trying to get his musical La La Land off the ground.

Marc Platt (producer)

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Five years after Chazelle wrote the script, Summit Entertainment and Black Label Media, along with producer Marc Platt, agreed to invest in La La Land and distribute it.
Two of the films he has produced – Bridge of Spies and La La Land – have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Jordan Horowitz

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Chazelle found producers through friends who introduced him to Fred Berger and Jordan Horowitz.
He is best known for producing the musical romantic-drama film La La Land that earned numerous awards and nominations including a nomination for Academy Award for Best Picture with producers Marc Platt and Fred Berger.

Fred Berger (producer)

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Chazelle found producers through friends who introduced him to Fred Berger and Jordan Horowitz.
Fred Berger (born May 10, 1981) is an American film producer who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture for the 2016 musical La La Land, for which he also won the 2016 Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Producers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion Picture.

Mary Zophres

Gosling practiced piano in one room, Stone worked with Moore in another, and costume designer Mary Zophres had her own corner of the complex.
She has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design thrice for True Grit (2010), La La Land (2016), and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018).

Griffith Observatory

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The two conclude their evening with a visit to the Griffith Observatory.

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La La Land is a 2016 American romantic comedy-drama musical film written and directed by Damien Chazelle.
In the 21st century, movie musicals were reborn with darker musicals, musical biopics, epic drama musicals and comedy-drama musicals such as Moulin Rouge!, Chicago, Walk the Line, Dreamgirls, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Les Misérables and La La Land; all of which won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy in their respective years, while such films as The Phantom of the Opera, Hairspray, Mamma Mia!, Nine, Into the Woods, The Greatest Showman, and Mary Poppins Returns were only nominated.

Pasek and Paul

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The lyrics were written by Pasek and Paul, except for "Start a Fire", which was written by John Legend, Hurwitz, Marius de Vries and Angelique Cinelu.
Their original songs have been featured on NBC's Smash and in the films La La Land, for which they won both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song for the song "City of Stars", and The Greatest Showman.