Aspiring actress serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and jazz musician Sebastian scrapes by playing cocktail-party gigs in dingy bars. But as success mounts, they are faced with decisions that 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.Written by
In discussions with Chazelle, Hurwitz understood "Audition" was an optimistic one about never giving up your dreams but with a bittersweet tone to it. When Hurwitz first composed the song it began with notes that had certain pitches. Talking with Chazelle as they shaped the scene, they realied Emma needed to slip from spoken word into the song and so the beginning needed to be pitchless. See more »
During the road rage incident between Mia and Sebastian, Sebastian is seen wearing a brown-colored shirt. When he returns to his apartment and has the conversation with his sister, he is wearing a blue-colored shirt. In the next scene, when Sebastian is practicing on his piano, he is back to wearing the brown-colored shirt. Director Damien Chazelle acknowledged this mistake in the audio commentary. See more »
You could just write your own rules. You know, write something that's as interesting as you are.
What are you gonna do?
Have my own club.
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There is a title card at the very beginning that says "Presented in CinemaScope." See more »
Damien Chazelle is a young director who loves and knows movies, from Federico Fellini to Jacques Demy. Hallellujah! Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone go back to inspire us forward. What's more surprising than anything else is the feel of amateurishness in the dancing in the singing. So refreshing not to have a sleek but empty experience. Damian Chazelle' Whiplash was a brilliant preview of forthcoming attractions. I would love to see a thriller directed by Chazelle, something like Shadow Of A Doubt or even a glossy damsel in distress story like Midnight Lace. That's what happens when we discover a new and startling talent. You want to see him do everything. I have a feeling this young artist will.
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