La La Land

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.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Production: Liongate Films
  Won 6 Oscars. Another 215 wins & 254 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
128 min

Mia gets the coffee. Quickly sneaks a look at a script hidden

underneath her counter. The same one we saw in her car...

Revision 3.

She hands the coffee to the Customer. We follow the Customer

out through the door -- as a WOMAN walks into the shop. We

don't see the Woman's face, but we see all the eyes in the

shop turn immediately to her. We see one CUSTOMER whisper to

another, discreetly pointing as the WOMAN passes by...


Cappuccino, please.

Mia nods. Gets it made. The Manager takes it from her.


On us.


No, I insist.

She pays. Then smiles at Mia and drops a bill in the tip jar.

Mia watches as the Woman walks off, is joined by a STUDIO

EMPLOYEE on a golf cart outside -- we realize this coffee shop

is on a STUDIO LOT -- and is driven away...

Then -- Mia's phone rings. It reads: "MOM". Mia presses

"IGNORE" and the time pops up on the phone's screen: 4:07.



Removing her apron and hurrying out, turning back as --


Where do you think you're going?


It's -- five past...


You'd better be here early tomorrow.



-- then realizes she doesn't have her script, runs back to

grab it, hurries on and then -- CRASHES into a table. Coffee

and food spill all over her shirt, and all at once we're --


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

her cell, loudly laughing while her adrenaline surges --

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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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