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La La Land Movie Quotes

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La La Land movie quotes provide the dialogue for the musical film following two aspiring stars in Los Angeles. The comedy-drama was written by Damien Chazelle and features the third collaboration as leads by Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. La La Land opened in theaters on December 9, 2016.

In La La Land, Mia (Emma Stone) is an aspiring actress and barista who tries her best obtain acting roles, without much success. Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) is a jazz pianist who, due to his tendency to improvise, is fired by boss Bill (J. K. Simmons). As the two pursue their dreams in Los Angeles, they keep running into one another and a friendship forms.

After some time, they two become romantic and support one another as they work towards their goals. Mia writes her own play, thinking it will boost her to stardom, while Sebastian, who struggles to pay bills at his apartment with sister Laura (Rosemarie DeWitt), takes a gig playing for a band, led by Keith (John Legend). But neither find the success they're looking for, something that takes a toll on their relationship.

La La Land hits theaters to join the likes of JackieAllied, Lion, and Bad Santa 2.

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    I Can Do It a Different Way

    Mia: Two options, you either follow my rules or you follow my rules, kapeesh?
    Casting Agent: Thank you
    Mia: I can do it a different way.
    Casting Agent: No, no, that's fine. Thank you very much.

    Mia is beyond eager to become a successful actress and, as evidenced in these La La Land movie quotes, is willing to do whatever it takes to get there. Unfortunately, it takes more than a desire to succeed to make it in show business. 

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      As Interesting as You Are

      Sebastian: You could just write your own roles, you know, write something that's as interesting as you are. 
      Mia: What are you going to do?
      Sebastian: Have my own club. We're going to play whatever we want.

      Sebastian and Mia discuss what they want to do with their lives in these La La Land movie quotes. She wants to be a successful actress while he wants his own jazz club.

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        Jazz Is About the Future

        Keith: How are you going to be a revolutionary is you're such a traditionalist? You're holding onto the past but jazz is about the future. 

        In an attempt to get Sebastian to sign on to join his band, Keith questions Sebastian about his goals. While Sebastian wants to play traditional jazz, he won't be turning any heads unless he embraces the future.

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          You're Fired

          Bill: You're fired.
          Sebastian: It's Christmas.
          Bill: Yeah, I see the decorations. Good luck in the new year.

          Sebastian gets some bad news from his boss. Despite it being Christmas, Bill has fired Sebastian, mainly for his tendency to play unapproved music, specifically jazz.

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