La La Land (2016)
Tuesday 14th March 2017
The dazzling Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-winning music-filled masterpiece La La Land arrives on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD on 15th May 2017 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
Written and directed by Academy Award® winning director Damien Chazelle and starring Oscar® Best Actor nominee Ryan Gosling and Oscar® Best Actress winner Emma Stone, La La Land tells the story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts. Set in modern-day Los Angeles, this original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams.
La La Land premiered at the Venice Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival to unanimous critical praise. La La Land won 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer-director Damien Chazelle, won a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® Awards and has become a global box office phenomenon grossing over $400 million globally. The film also features ten-time Grammy®-Award winning singer/songwriter John Legend who contributed the single Start a Fire to the soundtrack which also includes the tracks City of Stars (Golden Globe® winner for Best Original Song - Motion Picture), and Audition.
La La Land is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year - it's a cinematic treasure for the ages that you'll fall in love with again and again. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams - and finding each other - in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.
Damien Chazelle's magical interpretation of the City of Angels is destined to be a modern classic and an icon of the era. The home entertainment release includes the breathtaking film to watch again and again, as well in-depth bonus material revealing the untold story of how Damien's passion project came to life.
The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and Digital HD special features include audio commentary by writer/director Damien Chazelle and composer Justin Hurwitz, and 10 behind-the-scenes featurettes including: Another Day of Sun: They Closed Down a Freeway which gives a behind-the-scenes look at how Damien Chazelle and his team had only two shoot days to make the film's spectacular opening number a reality; La La Land's Great Party, looking at the creation of the Hollywood Hills party scene; Ryan Gosling: Piano Student showing how hard Ryan Gosling worked to truly play the piano as Sebastian; Before Whiplash: Damien Chazelle's Passion Project, that uncovers the story of La La Land's origins; La La Land's Love Letter To Los Angeles, in which the term La La Land is explained; The Music of La La Land delving into the process of creating the iconic music; John Legend's Acting Debut featuring the Grammy®-Winning singer's thoughts on being in the film; The Look of Love: Designing La La Land, with interviews with the film's design team; Ryan and Emma: Third Time's the Charm, marking the third time in which Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone have starred on screen together, and Epilogue: The Romance of the Dream, exploring the extraordinary ending to the film. The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and Digital HD also feature Damien & Justin Sing: The Demos, showing the original pitches for the film.
The La La Land DVD features audio commentary with Chazelle and Hurwitz, La La Land's Love Letter to Los Angeles, and Ryan and Emma: Third Time's the Charm.
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.