We don’t very often stumble upon Hollywood films which are as audacious, heartfelt and ardent as La La Land. Directed by Damien Chazelle, this musical romance is all set to rule Academy Awards in February 2017 and why should it not be? This rapturous masterpiece has got the best of everything. Star-studded cast and musicals which revive the long-lost love of Theatre Romance. From it’s beatific opening to final melancholic moments, it will make you fall in love with it again and even more when you find out the facts about this movie.
Ryan Gosling has played the role of aspiring Jazz pianist, Sebastian and Emma are cast as a hopeful actor, Mia. The story revolves around these two crossing each other’s paths over and over again and realizing the magic realism of La La Land.
It was definitely not an easy task to create such a magic. Here are some of the facts one should know about La La Land.
- Some musical numbers were recorded live.
Chazelle wanted the actors to be able to act their way throughout the songs and to pick up all gulps and the lip smacks in a proper way.
- Ryan and Emma are cast together for the third time.
Before working in La La Land, Ryan and Emma had worked together in Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) and again in the gangster flick Gangster Squad (2013).
- Mia’s story is same as Emma’s.
Emma actually dropped out of school at the age of 15 to become an actress in Los Angeles.