La La Land

  • -/10
  • 2h 8m
  • 2016

"La La Land" is a 2016 musical romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle. The film is known for its colorful and stylized portrayal of Los Angeles, as well as its celebration of classic Hollywood musicals. The story follows two aspiring artists: Mia Dolan, an aspiring actress played by Emma Stone, and Sebastian Wilder, a jazz musician portrayed by Ryan Gosling. They meet and fall in love in Los Angeles while pursuing their dreams. As they navigate the challenges of their respective careers, their relationship is tested. "La La Land" is characterized by its vibrant musical numbers, choreography, and original songs composed by Justin Hurwitz. The film pays homage to the golden age of Hollywood musicals while also offering a contemporary and fresh take on the genre. The chemistry between Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, as well as their performances, received widespread acclaim. The movie was a critical and commercial success, winning several Academy Awards, including Best Director for Damien Chazelle and Best Actress for Emma Stone. It also garnered praise for its cinematography, production design, and the way it captured the magic and challenges of pursuing one's dreams in the entertainment industry. "La La Land" is celebrated as a modern musical classic.

  • Ryan Gosling
  • Emma Stone
  • Rosemarie DeWitt
  • Comedy