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La La Land
A wistful and wonderful delve back into the classic Hollywood romantic musical, Damien Chazelle’s jazz-infused charmer brims with passion, wit and warmth, as it tells the story of a star-crossed pair of lovers – Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling – all set against the backdrop of a beautifully shot Los Angeles. A simple film at heart – a jazz-loving pianist falls for a would-be actress – it is a lovely coming together of UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN, and AN AMERICAN IN PARIS and will delight lovers of the classic musical, a genre that rarely makes it to the big screen these days.
2016 / English dialogue with Arabic and French subtitles / Colour / 127 mins
Genre: Musical and Romance
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: MENA Premiere
Rating: 12+
Contains: Adult References
Director: Damien Chazelle
Producer: Fred Berger
Scriptwriter: Damien Chazelle
DOP: Linus Sandgren F.S.F.
Editor: Tom Cross
Composer: Justin Hurwitz
Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Finn Wittrock, J.k Simmons
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