La La Land script
La La Land (2016)
Synopsis: Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

5 INT. AUDITION ROOM - DAY

Mia's in a thick winter coat, covering her stained shirt. On

her cell, loudly laughing while her adrenaline surges --

MIA (CONT'D)

And I swear to God, she was wrecked. It

was pure lunacy. Oh God, I know...

Revision 4.

Her nerves are practically visible. As she talks, we PULL

BACK -- to see that she's auditioning for a CASTING DIRECTOR.

MIA (CONT'D)

No, no, Turner's fine. So you -- are you

waiting `til Denver to tell her...?

(as her smile contracts)

Oh. I see...

(silence; she clenches her jaw...)

No, you're right. I understand.

(...and a tear falls from her eye)

Ok... I just... Oh...

An ASSISTANT appears through the glass on the door behind

Mia, waving to the Casting Director: Yoohoo. Can I come in?

MIA (CONT'D)

(crying now)

No, I'm happy for you... I -- I just --

CASTING DIRECTOR

One second.

Mia stops. The Casting Director waves the Assistant in. The

Assistant scurries in, shows her boss a post-it. Mia stands

there, trying to hold onto the tears, hold onto the emotion, as

the Casting Director reads the post-it and thinks.

CASTING DIRECTOR (CONT'D)

...I'll call her back. Tell her I'm almost

done in here.

The Assistant nods. Walks out. Mia waits, trying to maintain...

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Damien Chazelle

Damien Chazelle was born on January 19, 1985 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Whiplash (2013), Whiplash (2014) and 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016). more…

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