La La Land
infrequent strong language
An aspiring actress and dedicated jazz musician fall in love in LA in this multi-award winning film.
Mia (Emma Stone) wants to be an actress. Unfortunately, her career has yet to take off, so she spends most of her time serving coffee to the stars and attending auditions, waiting for her big break.
Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) is a passionate musician, struggling to pay the bills by playing his eclectic jazz music in dive bars.
When the two meet, they steadily and passionately fall in love. As their relationship matures, so do their careers, with the two enjoying the kind of success only Los Angeles can bring. Unfortunately, LA gives with one hand and takes with the other, putting their delicate relationship under unexpected pressure.
This musical extravaganza stars Emma Stone (Birdman, The Help) and Ryan Gosling (The Nice Guys, Drive), giving performances like you’ve never seen before, alongside co-star J. K. Simmons (Whiplash) who reunites with director Damien Chazelle.
A modern romance, showcased with the style of Hollywood’s Golden Age, you’ll laugh, cry and love during this dazzling extravaganza.
Golden Globes, winner: Best Picture – Comedy or Musical, Best Director (Damien Chazelle), Best Actor – Comedy (Ryan Gosling), Best Actress – Comedy (Emma Stone), Best Screenplay (Damien Chazelle), Best Original Score and Best Original Song ("City of Stars"), Best Original Score – Motion Picture (Justin Hurwitz).
BAFTAs, winner: Best Film, Best Leading Actress (Emma Stone), Best Cinematography (Linus Sandgren), Best Original Music (Justin Hurwitz).